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MIL-OSI New Zealand: “Inspiring” rallies around the country as 4000 public servants take strike action

By   /  July 9, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Business, Christchurch, Commerce, Dunedin, Employment, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: “Inspiring” rallies around the country as 4000 public servants take strike action

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) Thousands of PSA members around New Zealand walked off the job today in the first co-ordinated strike action in the public service for many years. More than 4000 members at Inland Revenue (IR) and the Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation (MBIE) held a two-hour strike in towns and cities […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Gender Pay Principles another step towards pay equity

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Employment, English, Justice, law, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Trade, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Gender Pay Principles another step towards pay equity

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) The Gender Pay Principles for the State Sector are an important step towards pay equity for all women in New Zealand, and a proud win for unions, the PSA says. The Principles have been released today at parliament and they set out a roadmap for how state sector agencies should […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Pennsylvania Increases Consumer Protections, Criminalizes Skimmer Device Possession and Use

By   /  June 29, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, america, Americas, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Crime, Culture, Economy, English, Exploration, Gas, law, Legal, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Police, Press release, PSA, public safety, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Pennsylvania, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Pennsylvania Increases Consumer Protections, Criminalizes Skimmer Device Possession and Use

Source: US State of Pennsylvania June 28, 2018 Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation to reduce fraud and increase consumer protections by increasing penalties for the possession and use of a skimmer device, as well as transferring stolen information, making it a felony for the first offense. House Bill 1918 updates the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: IR, MBIE strike will go ahead after employers’ stonewalling ends talks

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Employment, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Republic of Korea, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: IR, MBIE strike will go ahead after employers’ stonewalling ends talks

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) The PSA’s attempts to broker a solution to next month’s public service industrial dispute have failed, and more than 4000 members will walk off the job next month. PSA advocates attended eleventh-hour meetings at Inland Revenue and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and were surprised at the employers’ […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Public servants vote overwhelmingly for strike action

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Employment, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Public servants vote overwhelmingly for strike action

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) More than 4000 PSA members at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Inland Revenue will take industrial action next month, after an overwhelming vote to strike. Members at both agencies will take part in two 2-hour stoppages on 9 July and 23 July. “Our members are very reluctant […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Public service cap “relegated to the dustbin of history”

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Labour, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Public service cap “relegated to the dustbin of history”

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) The public sector staffing cap is gone for good – and will not be mourned by PSA members. “We are delighted this relic of National’s dismissive attitude towards the public service has finally been relegated to the dustbin of history,” PSA National Secretaries Glenn Barclay and Erin Polaczuk say. “This […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Wolf Administration Assisting Workers and Businesses Impacted by Tornadoes in Northeastern Pennsylvania

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, america, Americas, Business, Commerce, Education, Employment, English, Health, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, NATO, Open Source Intel, Press release, PSA, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Pennsylvania, USA, Weather Safety  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Wolf Administration Assisting Workers and Businesses Impacted by Tornadoes in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Source: US State of Pennsylvania June 18, 2018 Harrisburg, PA – To help workers and businesses impacted by the severe tornadoes that struck the Wilkes-Barre area of Luzerne County and multiple townships in Bradford County last week, Governor Tom Wolf announced the Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) has activated its Rapid Response Coordination Services. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: 4000 public servants at IR and MBIE poised for industrial action

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 4000 public servants at IR and MBIE poised for industrial action

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) More than 4000 public service workers are poised to take industrial action, with two stoppages at MBIE and Inland Revenue planned for next month. PSA members at the two agencies will be balloted on Monday 18 June for their support for two 2-hour stoppages on 9 July and 23 July. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: PSA wins Living Wage for core public service employees

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Employment, English, Labour, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: PSA wins Living Wage for core public service employees

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) PSA members in the public service have secured a big victory – with all employees winning the right to be paid at least a Living Wage. State Services Minister Chris Hipkins says there will be a one-off adjustment in pay from 1 September, with all employees receiving an hourly rate […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Waikeria expansion “must only be short-term”

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Budget, English, Health, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Waikeria expansion “must only be short-term”

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) News of 600 new prison beds at Waikeria must go hand-in-hand with a long-term commitment to close substandard facilities and reduce the prison muster, the PSA says. Corrections minister Kelvin Davis has confirmed 500 new high-security beds at Waikeria, and 100 specialist beds for inmates with high mental health needs. […]

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