Tag: Public Service


New Act affirms right to political expression

New Act affirms right to political expression

In the lead-up to the general election, the PSA welcomes the new Public Service Act’s affirmation that public servants have the same rights of political expression and freedoms as all other New Zealanders.

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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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Doing the Mahi

Doing the Mahi

Delegates at the first hui of the Inland Revenue Rūnanga came away inspired to “do the mahi”.

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Leading the charge on contractor rights

Leading the charge on contractor rights

Our union is leading the charge to strengthen rights for contractors and labour hire workers in public and community services.

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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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Opportunities and issues with new bill

Opportunities and issues with new bill

We’ve been making our voices heard on the new Public Service Legislation Bill with submissions from the PSA, Te Rūnanga o Ngā Toa Āwhina, network and delegate committees and individual members.

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"We have come too far to not go further"

"We have come too far to not go further"

‘Tawhiti rawa i tō tatou haerenga atu te kore haere tonu’ - Sir James Henare

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Leading the Way

Leading the Way

PSA member Pam Maha had never been fully aware of family violence before she joined the Ministry of Justice twenty years ago.

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Honours for workers on frontline

Honours for workers on frontline

PSA members were to the fore as the Public Service Day awards
were announced in November.

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Te Ao Tūmatanui: Strengthening the Māori Crown relationship

Te Ao Tūmatanui: Strengthening  the Māori Crown relationship

A key component of the new Public Service Act is the inclusion of a section on the Crown’s relationship with Māori and Te Tiriti.
Working Life asked State Services minister Chris Hipkins how he is going to measure the success of the new look partnership.

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Ask the Minister

Ask the Minister

As the Government drafts the new legislation to transform the public service, we ask Minister Hipkins how it will affect your working lives:

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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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