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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Social Worker pay equity settlement marks an historic milestone

By   /  September 25, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Trade, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Social Worker pay equity settlement marks an historic milestone

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) Reaching the offer of a pay equity settlement for social workers at Oranga Tamariki is an historic milestone that begins to put social work up where it belongs, says the PSA. “The negotiations that have brought the bargaining for this settlement to completion for taking to ratification are a tribute […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: PSA calls on MPI to listen more to dog handlers in Auckland

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, Christchurch, English, Health, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: PSA calls on MPI to listen more to dog handlers in Auckland

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) The PSA is calling on MPI to listen more to dog handlers at Auckland Airport who have been advocating for a longstanding roster in the Border Clearance Services/ Detector Dog Programme at Auckland Airport to be reinstated for dog handlers. “Affected PSA members at the airport have been voicing problems […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Changes to the 1972 Equal Pay Act will make it easier for women to achieve equal pay

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Changes to the 1972 Equal Pay Act will make it easier for women to achieve equal pay

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) The PSA supports the Government’s announcement of amendments to the 1972 Equal Pay Act. “Today’s announced amendments to the 1972 Equal Pay Act, is welcome ” Says Glenn Barclay, PSA national secretary “We have been applying the Equal Pay Principles developed by the Joint Working Group to our current Equal […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: MOJ industrial action strikes close to Courts

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Justice, law, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: MOJ industrial action strikes close to Courts

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) Around 1500 Ministry of Justice staff walked off the job for two hours today, with rallies held outside Courts across the country. [embedded content] The show of unity and solidarity in the struggle for equity and fair pay across the Ministry of Justice saw the diverse range of justice workers […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: “Chris Hipkins needs to stay in his lane”: PSA criticises minister over parliament funding comments

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: “Chris Hipkins needs to stay in his lane”: PSA criticises minister over parliament funding comments

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) Proper funding for parliamentary offices, including the Opposition, is a central part of our democracy, and Ministers cannot just dismiss it out of hand, the PSA says. Leader of the House Chris Hipkins dismissed the latest Appropriations Review Committee report as “dead in the water” after the Opposition criticised its […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Governor Wolf Announces New Flood Recovery Aid Available to Local Governments

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, america, Americas, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Culture, English, Environment, Lebanon, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, Open Source Intel, Press release, PSA, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Trade, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Pennsylvania, USA, Weather Safety  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Governor Wolf Announces New Flood Recovery Aid Available to Local Governments

Source: US State of Pennsylvania September 13, 2018 Harrisburg, PA – To assist flood recovery efforts in flood-stricken areas of northcentral and eastern Pennsylvania, today Governor Tom Wolf announced the availability of $6.25 million for streambank restoration and recovery efforts by local communities.The governor directed the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to provide the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Come on Tauranga Council – pay your staff a Living Wage

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, English, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Tourism, Unions, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Come on Tauranga Council – pay your staff a Living Wage

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) Tauranga City councillors should do the decent thing and agree to pay all their staff the Living Wage, the PSA says. The Council must vote to ratify a decision to pay all directly-employed staff at least $20.55 an hour, and is due to consider the issue shortly. It is estimated […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: IRD and PSA finalise new collective agreement, ending industrial dispute

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, 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: IRD and PSA finalise new collective agreement, ending industrial dispute

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) PSA members at the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new collective employment agreement, ending a high-profile industrial dispute. But PSA delegates have warned the Commissioner of IRD Naomi Ferguson that the next round of bargaining will begin in a few months – and the PSA […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: “Where’s the Justice?” Ministry staff ponder strike action as talks fail

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Justice, law, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: “Where’s the Justice?” Ministry staff ponder strike action as talks fail

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) Nearly 2000 PSA members at the Ministry of Justice are voting on strike action later this month, in an attempt to get a fair deal for low-paid and female workers. Ministry staff are balloting for a two-hour stoppage on Wednesday 19 September, after efforts to negotiate a new pay deal […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Long-overdue state sector reform needs to deliver for Aotearoa

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, PSA, Public Service Association, Unions  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Long-overdue state sector reform needs to deliver for Aotearoa

Source: Public Service Association (PSA) Reform of the State Sector Act is long overdue and the public of Aotearoa needs to take this chance to develop a future-focused public service, the PSA says. State Services Minister Chris Hipkins has announced a six-week public consultation around changes to the Act, which will include online and social […]

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