Public Service Association of NSW
- the public service union
The Public Service Association (PSA) represents over 43,000 employees in diverse roles across NSW Government departments, state owned corporations, schools, universities and TAFEs. Read More
The PSA aspires to be an active, member driven union that successfully asserts our interests and advances the value of public services for the people of NSW.
On Thursday 20 February, the Government published the new Government Sector Employment Regulation and Government Sector Employment Rules.
These come into effect from Monday, 24 February 2014 along with the Government Sector Employment Act.
The O’Farrell Government’s attempt to again change the law – and its own policy – in relation to a pay increase for public sector workers has failed for the second time in a year.
A Regulation put forward by the Government to direct the Industrial Relations Commission to include superannuation in the 2.5% increase to public sector workers – thereby cutting the available wage rise – was disallowed by Parliament on 5 March.
Read the article in today’s Sydney Morning Herald HERE.
By Ian Kirkwood
THE state government does not intend to offer redundancy payments to disability sector workers who decline to move to the private sector under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The PSA has made a submission to the Senate Inquiry into the delivery of quality and affordable early childhood education and care services.
The Public Service Association of NSW (PSA) has welcomed the NSW Upper House voting to ensure the State Government passes on the full 2.5% wage increase for public sector workers.
By Anna Patty, Rachel Browne
Child protection workers have complained of being shuffled from office to office to cover staff vacancies, preventing them from getting to children in need.
By Anna Patty
Almost 50,000 of the state’s most vulnerable children are still not being seen by caseworkers from the Department of Family and Community Services.
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By Nicola Berkovic
NSW court reporters have urged the state’s barristers to demand that the government abandon its plans to outsource court reporting services in the NSW Supreme Court.