MOJ National Transcription Service workers strike
MOJ National Transcription Service workers strike around New Zealand
A further spike in industrial action by PSA members at the Ministry of Justice is taking place this afternoon when up to 80 Court Reporters around the country will walk off the job for two hours from 3 to 5pm.
This lightning strike was notified at 1.30pm.
One of the significant sticking points in industrial bargaining negotiations has been a repeated call from the PSA's bargaining team for the Ministry of Justice to offer stronger movement on reducing the gender pay gap at the Ministry. The majority of Court Reporters are women.
Being a Court Reporter is a highly skilled job. An
accurate record is often at the heart of the justice system,
and transcription is an essential part of