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Novopay debacle shows danger of contracting out public services The Public Service Association (PSA) says the Novopay debacle shows core public services are best provided in-house. Glenn Barclay, PSA acting National Secretary, said Novopay is a prime
Crushed feet, thumbs amputated by saws and limbs caught in machinery are contributing to a spike in serious workplace injuries in Canterbury's post-earthquake rebuild. Prohibition notices shutting down unsafe construction sites have risen 1700 per
With a drop in orders and the exchange rate continuing to punishing Kiwi manufacturers, the company is having to make some hard decisions. For years now we've been calling on government to take serious action to bring down our over-inflated dollar
D The Public Service Association (PSA) is welcoming the announcement that public sector workers will be returning to the Christchurch CBD and helping to provide a much-needed customer base to help kick-start central city business. Glenn Barclay, PSA
The affiliated unions pay fees and fund the Party through donations. The donations and fees total hundreds of thousands of dollars. More significantly, union staff campaign for Labour and the unions run parallel campaigns...In a parallel campaign the
Te Riu Roa believes Labour's policy to provide low-cost computer tablets or laptops to all Year 5-13 students will help prepare students for future education and work, particularly for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. President Judith
John Key to rule out a deal with ACT, over its policy of state schools "opting in" to the charter schools scheme. ACT wants it to be part of any coalition talks with National. But President Judith Nowotarski says they don't want to see the future of
Solid Energy has confirmed it will go ahead with a planned restructure which will see 185 employees and contractors be made redundant. Solid Energy chief executive Dan Clifford said some changes had been made to the proposal following consultation.
32 am Tackling inequality will be a key focus of a two day fono in Auckland later this week where Pasifika education leaders will be looking at how recent Government education policies are likely to impact on Pasifika children.
Public and community services union leader marks the end of an era Public Service Association national secretary Brenda Pilott ends 10 years at the helm this Friday. Having worked on innumerable causes and campaigns with the PSA, Brenda has been in