Richard Wagstaff

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Name: Richard Wagstaff
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

DHB staff call off industrial action

Photo / NZ HeraldNearly 12,000 unionised health workers have called off industrial action after reaching a settlement over pay.Staff at district health boards (DHBs) throughout the country had planned to take industrial action after the Public Service ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Strike halted after DHBs offer workers bigger pay rise

Plans for industrial action involving more than 12,000 healthcare workers have been halted, with District Health Boards agreeing to a bigger pay rise.Nurses, administration and clinical staff who belong to the PSA union had voted overwhelmingly to take ... [Published ONE News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Public servants see inappropriate access of personal data

File photo / NZ HeraldA survey has found that one in every 20 public servants has seen a colleague inappropriately accessing or misusing a client's personal information in the past year.The finding doesn't surprise Accident Compensation Corporation client ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Quarter of state servants bullied

A quarter of state workers have reported being bullied or harassed. File photo / Thinkstock.A survey of New Zealand's state services has revealed 25 per cent of workers said they were bullied or harassed in the past year.The State Services Commission ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Worth 100% campaign for pay equity launched

The Public Service Association (PSA) has launched Worth 100%, a campaign for pay equity across the public service; state sector; local government; health, and community sectors covered by New Zealand’s largest union.Richard Wagstaff, PSA National Secretary, ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

DHB workers set to strike on 'insulting' pay rise

More than 50 Wairarapa health workers are joining thousands of other workers threatening to strike after being offered what they call an "insulting" pay increase.Nearly 12,000 unionised district health board (DHB) workers voted in favour of taking industrial ... [Published Wairarapa Times Age - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

PSA welcomes Labour's commitment to public services (Fuseworks)

The Public Service Association (PSA) have welcomed Labour’s state services policy announced today, and says public servants will welcome the return of a career public service that invests in staff training and professional development.Richard Wagstaff, ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Netanyahu vows to continue campaign

Free transport for students proposed by Greens Tuesday 5th August 2014The Green Party has proposed making off-peak public transport free for tertiary students.Co-leader Russel Norman announced the “Student Green Card” scheme today at the University of ... [Published The Wireless - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Healthcare workers to strike if pay demands not met - union

The Public Services Association says it will take industrial action if District Health Boards don't offer a greater pay increase and answers to their issues.Nurses, administration and clinical staff who belong to a union are frustrated at a pay offer ... [Published ONE News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Pay talks hit a 'brick wall' - PSA

The Public Service Association (PSA) says health workers have had enough of subsidising the underfunded health sector.Yesterday its 12,000-strong membership voted to take industrial action after being offered pay increases of only 0.7 percent.PSA national ... [Published 3 News - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 13 reports

Health workers will take action over pay

Photo/FileWhanganui District Health Board faces industrial action from its staff.A nationwide vote yesterday to take action over a pay dispute was backed by 188 Wanganui health workers. Nearly 12,000 health board staff, members of the Public Service Association ... [Published Wanganui Chronicle - Aug 04 2014]
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]

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"our members take patient care seriously, so the dhb agreement to increase engagement on learning and development is particularly welcome to improve the standard of care" says Mr Wagstaff
"we are pleased that, through the mediation process, we managed to negotiate an improved offer from the dhbs" PSA national secretary Richard Wagstaff said

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DHB staff call off industrial action [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 21 2014]
DHB strike action withdrawn [Published Sun Live - Aug 21 2014]
Strike halted after DHBs offer workers bigger p... [Published ONE News - Aug 21 2014]
Hospital workers' halt industrial action (NZ Ne... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 20 2014]
DHB industrial action withdrawn, workers to vot... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 20 2014]
Public servants see inappropriate access of per... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Quarter of state servants bullied [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 19 2014]
Worth 100% campaign for pay equity launched [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 13 2014]
DHB workers set to strike on 'insulting' pay rise [Published Wairarapa Times Age - Aug 06 2014]
Provinces to benefit from Labour's proposed pub... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 06 2014]
PSA welcomes Labour's commitment to public serv... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 06 2014]
Health workers to strike over pay [Published Sun Live - Aug 06 2014]
Netanyahu vows to continue campaign [Published The Wireless - Aug 05 2014]
Healthcare workers to strike if pay demands not... [Published ONE News - Aug 05 2014]
Pay talks hit a 'brick wall' - PSA [Published 3 News - Aug 05 2014]
Health workers will take action over pay [Published Wanganui Chronicle - Aug 04 2014]
DHB staff back strike action [Published Taranaki Daily News - Aug 04 2014]
Health workers plan strike over pay [Published Otago Daily Times - Aug 04 2014]
DHB staff planning to go on strike [Published Southland Times - Aug 04 2014]
Health workers to strike over pay [Published The Press NZ - Aug 04 2014]
Health workers may strike over pay [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 04 2014]
Health strike could be biggest industrial actio... [Published ONE News - Aug 04 2014]
Health workers vote for mass strike [Published Southland Times - Aug 04 2014]
12,000 health workers vote to strike [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 04 2014]
Thousands of DHB staff threaten strikes (Newsta... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 04 2014]
Health workers vote for mass strike [Published Dominion Post - Aug 04 2014]
12,000 to strike [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 04 2014]
Health workers to take industrial action [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 04 2014]
DHB workers vote to take industrial action [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 04 2014]
Labour's living wage announcement 'welcome news... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 30 2014]
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