Tag: Campaigns


Bridging the Digital Divide

Bridging the Digital Divide

Imagine a world where you can’t just jump online to apply for jobs, access services or communicate with friends or family.

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What can we expect from the new Government?

What can we expect from the new Government?

With a new Government now in place it’s timely for the PSA to consider what we can expect, and what we would like to achieve in the next three years.

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Delivering on Equal Pay

Delivering on Equal Pay

The PSA is taking a two-track approach to delivering on pay equity - using the force of new law to settle claims and new guidance to end discrimination.

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Rebuilding a Spirit of Universalism

Rebuilding a Spirit of Universalism

Thanks to all our members who supported the PSA’s Aotearoa Wellbeing Commitment during the election campaign. We’ll be continuing this campaign for a commitment to universal basic services.

Here’s why writer and campaigner Max Harris believes universalism is so important.

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Let’s Do Even BETTER

Let’s Do Even BETTER

As we count down to Election 2020 we face a choice.

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Committing to Wellbeing

Committing to Wellbeing

This election we’re asking the politicians to commit to providing a collection of public services that will help ensure the wellbeing of New Zealanders.

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Aotearoa Wellbeing Commitment: Key First Steps

Aotearoa Wellbeing Commitment: Key First Steps

So how can we build a better Aotearoa together? Here are the first steps towards fulfilling the Aotearoa Wellbeing Commitment.

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Support Builds for Aotearoa Wellbeing Commitment

Support Builds for Aotearoa Wellbeing Commitment

PSA members and the wider union movement are voicing their support for the Aotearoa Wellbeing Commitment.

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Supporting our Frontline Workers

Supporting our Frontline Workers

The people who work on our border and in managed isolation and quarantine facilities are among those doing it tough as the battle against Covid-19 continues.

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Safer Sick Leave

Safer Sick Leave

PSA delegate Bob Renshaw was among the essential workers who presented a petition calling for safer sick leave to Workplace Relations Minister Andrew Little on September 1.

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Stepping Up in a Crisis

Stepping Up in a Crisis

Thousands of PSA members showed the value of what they do as they responded to a global pandemic by delivering essential services during the lockdown.

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Mana Wahine Claim goes to Waitangi

Mana Wahine Claim goes to Waitangi

The Mana Wahine team was up before dawn on Waitangi Day erecting our stall at the famous Treaty Grounds.

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Stand Up for Library Workers

Stand Up for Library Workers

Local government library assistants launched a campaign on November 22 to raise awareness of their equal pay claim and the work they do.

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Let's Bring This Home

Let's Bring This Home

Hopes were high that the working lives of home support workers would be transformed by their historic pay equity settlement and the introduction of guaranteed hours and travel time payments.

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Equal pay for all

Equal pay for all

As we celebrate the success of our sisters in securing voting rights 126 years ago, the PSA is leading the struggle for pay equality.

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Suffrage Day: ‘Our members are worth 100% and shouldn’t have to rattle buckets to get it’

Suffrage Day: ‘Our members are worth 100% and shouldn’t have to rattle buckets to get it’

Jacqueline Aberdein-Tapuai is a qualified and registered social worker with a Master’s degree - but the mum of four teenagers struggles from pay check to pay check.

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Mind the gap! Taking action on gender pay

Mind the gap! Taking action on gender pay

While the latest statistics show how persistent the gender pay gap remains, our efforts are starting to produce some real gains for women.

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