Tag: Equal Pay


Nevertheless we're Persisting!

Nevertheless we're Persisting!

The theme for our Women’s Network Conference in March was to have been ‘Nevertheless She Persisted’.

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Hard won recognition

Hard won recognition

An interim equal pay agreement for DHB administration and clerical workers is being greeted with a mixture of satisfaction and relief.

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Building Our Future

Building Our Future

It was our biggest Congress ever, with more than 200 delegates gathering in Wellington to debate, network and make plans that will guide the future of our union.

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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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New law a pathway for pay equity

New law a pathway for pay equity

It was a moment to savour for all of us who have been campaigning for pay equity.

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Make it Real

Make it Real

Thousands of admin workers in the Public Service are asking to be paid what they’re worth with the launch of their pay equity claim.

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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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Kindly leading the way to Equal Pay

Kindly leading the way to Equal Pay

As women began working for free in New Zealand on November 18, the PSA was working hard on a number of fronts to close the gender pay gap.

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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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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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