Richard Wagstaff

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Name: Richard Wagstaff
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Labour's living wage announcement 'welcome news' (Fuseworks)

The Public Service Association (PSA) says Labour’s commitment to ensure all core public service workers are paid at least the living wage will be welcome news to thousands of hard working New Zealanders.Richard Wagstaff, PSA National Secretary, said "Our ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Pact to pay up after acting in 'serious bad faith'

Louise Carr, Pact CEO.Dunedin-based mental health and disability servicesprovider Pact must pay staff more than $50,000 in back payafter acting in ''serious bad faith'' during pay negotiations.The order was part of an Employment Court decision thatrejected ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Key accused of breaching rules (NZ Newswire)

Prime Minister John Key has come under attack from Labour and the Public Service Association for hinting that a foreign ministry official should quit her job over a diplomatic immunity blunder.The official is believed to be in the protocol division of ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Bernard's election diary - July 4

By Bernard HickeyThe fallout from the Malaysian immunity debacle continued yesterday for the Government with Prime Minister John Key accused of over-stepping the mark in directly criticising an official before the results of an official inquiry are i ... [Published Interest.co.nz - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

PM is breaking the rules over MFAT incident - PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) says the Prime Minister is at odds with both the Cabinet manual and the State Sector Act in suggesting that an MFAT official lose their job over the Malaysian diplomat incident.Richard Wagstaff, PSA National Secretary, ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

MPs may get $4000 more for housing

Government ministers will get close to the median wage in housing perks after yet another review of expenses.The Remuneration Authority, which sets MPs' pay, is proposing increasing a Wellington housing allowance for the Executive by $3500 to $41,000. ... [Published The Press NZ - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

PSA urges SSC to take action on report findings

The Public Service Association Te PÅ«kenga Here Tikanga Mahi (PSA) is urging the State Services Commission (SSC) to take action on a Human Rights Commission (HRC) report that identifies barriers to Equal Employment opportunities (EEO) across the public ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Public 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 the position of national secretary longer than any other in her working ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Public service workers strike over pay

Staff at the Government's newest and largest ministry have gone on strike.About 1100 Public Service Association (PSA) members at the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment walked off the job this morning after pay negotiations stalled.PSA spokesman ... [Published ONE News - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

John Banks' exit may save smoko break

Act MP John Banks' resignation from Parliament has thrown a spanner in the works for the Government.It is now unlikely to pass controversial employment laws which could have got rid of the traditional smoko break.Mr Banks owes his last stint in Parliament ... [Published ONE News - Jun 09 2014]

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Richard Wagstaff, PSA National Secretary, said "our members work hard to improve new zealanders lives, but often do so with inadequate pay and conditions"
"this is an operational issue and the responsibility of mfat chief executive john allen, not of the prime minister" PSA national secretary Richard Wagstaff said
Richard Wagstaff, PSA National Secretary, said "the prime minister must not prejudice the result of the inquiry"

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Labour's living wage announcement 'welcome news... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 30 2014]
Pact to pay up after acting in 'serious bad faith' [Published Otago Daily Times - Jul 13 2014]
Key accused of breaching rules (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 04 2014]
Bernard's election diary - July 4 [Published Interest.co.nz - Jul 04 2014]
PM is breaking the rules over MFAT incident - PSA [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jul 04 2014]
MPs may get $4000 more for housing [Published The Press NZ - Jun 25 2014]
PSA urges SSC to take action on report findings [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jun 25 2014]
Public services union leader marks the end of a... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jun 24 2014]
Public service workers strike over pay [Published ONE News - Jun 13 2014]
John Banks' exit may save smoko break [Published ONE News - Jun 09 2014]
Process People & Skills Tracker: Jan 2013 [Published Engineer Online - Jan 17 2013]
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