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Bargaining 2021 | it’s about your pay and conditions


The main Collective Agreement and the separate Fisheries Observers Agreement expired in 2021.

Both CAs have been re-negotiated, and accepted by members. 

Communications and other documents in section below


Voting Results

 Main Collective Agreement

  •  Accept – 734
  • Not Accept – 193
  • Total votes – 927
  • Total members – 1,449

 The offer and the new Collective Agreement has been accepted, 79%

 Fisheries Observers Agreement

  • Accept – 42
  • Not Accept – 0
  • Total members - 66

 The offer and the new Collective Agreement has been accepted, 100%


 New CAs are here -

Letters of Offer are here -

Terms of reference for the project groups are here -

Powerpoint used in the member meetings is here -

Big thanks to the delegates on the bargaining group, and all other delegates and members who helped support them. Thanks to union members for your participation in the process.


Bargaining decisions are made by the national delegates committee. The committee has set up a small team to run the day-to-day negotiations. 

  • Andrew Dugmore – Christchurch BCS
  • Chris Hearfield - Compliance
  • Diane Anderson – DSS
  • Jamie Davis-Kristensen – Target Evaluators
  • Mira Bosman / Nijita Nand – Auckland BCS (co-share)
  • Monique Williams - Wellington general staff
  • Robert Way – Wellington BCS