State Sector

Focusing on your sector

PSA membership in the state sector sector is growing rapidly. To make sure your interests are fully represented, we've made changes to our structure and created a structure for members working in the wider state services – the State Sector.

The State Sector has its own national committee and a seat on the PSA Executive Board, this ensures your sector has a voice at all levels of PSA decision-making.

You can meet the members of the committee here.

The difference the PSA can make

We know that funding in the sector is tight.  It is getting harder for organisations to meet the growing demands in their communities and elsewhere.  It's also getting harder to provide employees with job security and the pay and conditions they deserve.

The services and support that you provide are important.  With a growing membership, the PSA will be in your corner.  We have the expertise to work with you for decent pay and employment conditions, a good working environment, and for your voice to be included in workplace decisions. 

We will be a strong advocate for you and for the work you do.

Documents

News from the PSA. National Science Committee meeting: March 20 2015
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National Science Committee meeting: March 20 2015

Scientists have long been an important part of the PSA.

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News from the PSA. State Sector Committee meeting: 4 & 5 March, 2015
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State Sector Committee meeting: 4 & 5 March, 2015

The State Sector Committee met in Wellington on 4 and 5 March to discuss a range of issues of importance to PSA members working in the state sector.

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News from the PSA. Happy International Working Women's Day
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Happy International Working Women's Day

This Sunday, March 8, is International Working Women's Day, a day to celebrate all that we have achieved and to recommit ourselves to working towards women's rights everywhere.

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News from the PSA. Working Life - March 2015
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Working Life - March 2015

Read the latest issue of Working Life, the PSA's quarterly journal.

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It’s a bargain

This year over half of our members will be in organisations that are involved with collective bargaining.

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Advocating for Pay Equity

Already about 160 PSA members have signed up to become pay equity advocates.

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