Tag: Covid-19


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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“The virus doesn’t discriminate, neither should we”

“The virus doesn’t discriminate, neither should we”

PSA Pasefika union members have been voicing their support for the Pasefika community during the latest Covid outbreak.

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Raising waka, not just yachts

Raising waka, not just yachts

Covid-19 has revealed how institutions in Te Ao Māori can react decisively and positively on behalf of their people, DR AMOHIA BOULTON and DEB TE KAWA write in their chapter in our Progressive Thinking series.

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Raising waka: Reflections from Te Rūnanga

Raising waka: Reflections from Te Rūnanga

Te Rūnanga o Ngā Toa Āwhina KUIA GEORGINA KERR supports the assessment of Progressive Thinking authors Dr Amohia Boulton and Deb Te Kawa that the overall Māori response to the initial Covid crisis was exceptionally well done.

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Life in Lockdown

Life in Lockdown

Home became a workplace for thousands of PSA members during Level 4 lockdown.

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The Story behind the Fight for PPE

The Story behind the Fight for PPE

It was “humbling” for PSA delegate Jacob Crown to see how everyone stood together to campaign for PPE for care and support workers during the Covid Crisis.

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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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From exploitation to empowerment

From exploitation to empowerment

Within months of arriving in New Zealand, Mandeep Bela was being exploited by his employer.

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The New Normal

The New Normal

The Covid-19 pandemic will change our future in ways we cannot yet know.

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Challenging Times for Local Government

Challenging Times for Local Government

Thousands of PSA members work for local authorities around New Zealand.

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Building Better Together

Building Better Together

As we emerge from the COVID crisis, Working Life asks Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff how we should rebuild for a brighter future

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Tax tools to rebuild a better New Zealand

Tax tools to rebuild a better New Zealand

Nā Tax Justice Aotearoa

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PPE for PSA Photos

PPE for PSA Photos

PSA care and support workers took part in a Global Day of Action to demand personal protective equipment, pay and respect in April.

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Pets of the PSA

Pets of the PSA

PSA members showed some love for their pets during lockdown - proudly sending in photos of their new office buddies to our PSA Facebook page.

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