Richard Wagstaff

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Name: Richard Wagstaff
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

More than 100 jobs may go at Statistics NZ

Statistics New Zealand is proposing to axe more than 100 jobs in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland.Chief executive and government statistician Liz MacPherson said the department started talking to staff this week about a review of the corporate functions ... [Published Southland Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Progress on care workers' travel time claims

The Government has agreed to try to reach a settlement withcare workers over the lack of payment for the time they spendtravelling between clients. The Public Service Associationthis week welcomed the decision.A sector-wide agreement was preferable to ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

`Miserly' minimum wage increase attacked (NZ Newswire)

The "miserly" 50c increase in the minimum wage is being attacked by Labour and the Public Service Association.It went up from $13.75 to $14.25 an hour on Tuesday, and Labour says that's too little, too late."The cost of housing, whether renting or buying, ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Minimum wage rise 'not enough for working families'

The Public Service Association says the 50 cent rise in the minimum wage which comes into effect today is too little for struggling New Zealanders.Richard Wagstaff, PSA National Secretary, said "a 50 cent increase is little relief for thousands of working ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Progress on travel time payment for carers

The government has agreed to negotiate a travel time payment for home care workers.The conditions they work under - most are paid on or just above the minimum wage - is a political issue and opposition parties have been demanding government action.The ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Employment law changes will widen inequality - PSA

The Public Service Association says the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, set to pass its second reading in Parliament this evening, will further income widen inequality in New Zealand."This Bill harms workers’ ability to bargain together for better ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Productivity Commission report a wake-up call - PSA (Fuseworks)

Public service chief executives need to get serious about learning the lessons from their own successes and failures, said the Public Service Association.This need has been shown in the report into regulatory institutions and practices, released today ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Corrections restructure more bad news for staff

Staff at the Department of Corrections are reeling at the news sixty of them face the axe.The Department has announced plans to restructure its national office, and cut spending.The PSA's Richard Wagstaff says it's just more bad news for staff who are ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 13 2014]
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First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Corrections staff `sick of change fatigue' (NZ Newswire)

The loss of another 60 jobs in the Department of Correction's Wellington headquarters will put even more pressure on regional staff, the Public Service Association says.The department announced on Thursday it proposed cutting positions in human resources, ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 1 reports

Corrections announce yet more job cuts - PSA

The Department of Corrections' plans to cut 60 jobs in Wellington will place further workload pressure on regional offices, said the Public Service Association."The functions currently performed by the staff proposed to be cut will be added to the already ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Feb 20 2014 - Updated Feb 20 2014 - 1 reports

'Mission critical' remarks criticised

David ClarkAgResearch's chairman has been attacked for saying only asmall number of scientists at Invermay are ''mission critical''to the organisation.Sam Robinson made the comment at an Education and Scienceselect committee hearing, where he and chief ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Feb 20 2014]

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"it looks like the government’s ‘rock star economy’ is just putting out a load of noise without any substance for low-paid workers" said Richard Wagstaff

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More than 100 jobs may go at Statistics NZ [Published Southland Times - Apr 04 2014]
Progress on care workers' travel time claims [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 01 2014]
`Miserly' minimum wage increase attacked (NZ Ne... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 01 2014]
Minimum wage rise 'not enough for working famil... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Apr 01 2014]
Progress on travel time payment for carers [Published MSN New Zealand - Mar 31 2014]
Govt to negotiate settlement for care workers t... [Published Scoop - Mar 31 2014]
Employment law changes will widen inequality - PSA [Published Voxy.co.nz - Mar 19 2014]
Corrections restructure more bad news for staff [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 13 2014]
Corrections staff `sick of change fatigue' (NZ ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 13 2014]
Corrections announce yet more job cuts - PSA [Published Voxy.co.nz - Mar 13 2014]
Productivity Commission report a wake-up call -... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Mar 13 2014]
'Mission critical' remarks criticised [Published Otago Daily Times - Feb 20 2014]
Process People & Skills Tracker: Jan 2013 [Published Engineer Online - Jan 17 2013]
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