MOJ Rolling Industrial Action - Media Coverage


External Media
(still being added to)

16 November - RNZ - Union urges more pay talks after court altercation
15 November - The Dominion Post - Strike action closes two Auckland courts, affecting about 150 defendants
14 November - Newstalk ZB - Support for striking court staff: 'It's a really difficult job'
13 November - RNZ - Ongoing court strikes could lead to miscarriage of justice - Chief Judge
13 November - Taranaki Daily News - Court workers refuse to sign documents as industrial action continues between PSA and MoJ
08 November - Law Society - Lawyers urge parties to seek resolution to court action as safety concerns arise
08 November - Bay of Plenty Times - Tauranga court staff join second nationwide strike for a better pay deal
08 November - Otago Daily Times - Court workers protest over pay
05 November - Socialist Aotearoa - Where’s the Justice? MoJ Workers Fight For a Fair Deal
05 November - NZ City - An attempt to put a stop to lightning strikes at our courts has failed
01 November - Law Society - Union says industrial action in the courts far from over
01 November - NZ Herald - Auckland courts close as Ministry of Justice staff vote for 'lightning strike'
01 November - Waikato Times - Strike at Rotorua Court part of ongoing pay and conditions row
30 October - NZ Herald - Court staff to strike in Napier and Hastings over pay dispute
27 October - Otago Daily News - Court staff’s strike disrupts proceedings
26 October - Stuff - Waikato court staff vote for 'lightning strike'
26 October - RNZ - Unexpected strike suddenly closes South Island courts
25 October - Newstalk ZB - Newstalk ZB 4pm - Item 2
24 October - Law Society - MoJ taking legal action to stop lightning strike action
19 October - NZ Herald - Lighting strike sees some court staffers walk
04 October - Law Society - Lawyers urged to be patient through court industrial action
02 October - Northern Advocate - Northland court closed for two hours during strike
02 October - NZ Herald - Police to help keep peace in Northland courts if security guards strike
28 September - Stuff - Christchurch court staff in walk-out over pay dispute
28 September - NZCity - PSA members are enacting a work-to-rule at Ministry of Justice sites around the country
22 September - NZ Lawyer - Court staff work to rule as bargaining continues
21 September - Otago Daily Times - Action by PSA staff affects courts
19 September - Stuff - Court staff call out ministry 'injustice' over planned changes to pay brackets
19 September - Law Society - Work to rule in force after strike temporarily paralyses court system
19 September - Newsie - Court staff to take strike action today
18 September - Law Society - Industrial action affecting the Courts and other Ministry of Justice Services, Wednesday 19 September
17 September - Stuff - Court staff to strike after pay negotiations fail
06 September - Ministry of Justice workers vote on strike action for 'low-paid' female employees
05 September - RNZ - Hundreds of Ministry of Justice employees vote on strike action

PSA Media
(still being added to)

29 October - Unsure outlook at Ministry of Justice after unsuccessful mediation
24 October - PSA members at Ministry of Justice poised to take further industrial action
19 October - More industrial action on the horizon at Ministry of Justice
19 October - Lightning strike at Ministry of Justice
01 October - Police intervene during strike action at Whangarei District Court
28 September - Rolling industrial action continues at Ministry of Justice
20 September - Media and photos from MOJ strike
19 September - MOJ industrial action strikes close to Courts 
05 September - "Where’s the Justice?" Ministry staff ponder strike action as talks fail