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Wednesday, 28 March 2018

DFSI – Response to P-file message

On 9 March, the DFSI Secretary communicated to staff about the ongoing issue to do with the Department’s handling of your personnel files (P-file).

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Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Sheriff’s Officers – Cease Direction Transport and storage of appointments

Your PSA issued the Direction transport and storage of appointments on Monday, 26 March 2018 at 2.05pm. The direction has been lifted by the PSA.

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Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Community Services – Clarification of Flexible Working Hours Agreements

FACS - Community Services has two flexible working hours agreements, which have been agreed with the PSA - Read more

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Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Sydney Olympic Park relocation – Sin-binned by FACS board

PSA members’ vigilance and opposition to the December 2017 proposal to relocate the FACS Central Office and administrative roles to a new location at Homebush were vindicated with an email…

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Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Report to members – Meeting of Workplace Consultative Committee

The meeting of the WCC took place on 16 March 2016. Issues discussed included - Read more

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Monday, 26 March 2018

PSA Training Day – Liverpool FACS members

PSA Training Day – Liverpool FACS members, Wednesday 16 May 2018.

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Monday, 26 March 2018

Sheriff’s Officers – Direction: Transport in own vehicles

The bulletin Joint Consultative Committee, Thursday, 8 March 2018 briefly covered the Sheriff’s Transport Direction.

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Monday, 26 March 2018

Sheriff’s Officers – Direction transport and storage of appointments

The bulletin Joint Consultative Committee, Thursday, 8 March 2018 briefly covered Transport and storage of appointments.

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Monday, 26 March 2018

POVB member update

The State Executive of the Prison Officers Vocational Branch wants to reinforce to POVB members that the POVB Management Committee has a current motion in effect. Read more:

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Friday, 23 March 2018

Service NSW Newsletter, 23 March 2018

The PSA met with Service NSW on 14 March 2018 as part of our quarterly JCC with senior management, the following is a brief report back to members on the…

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Friday, 23 March 2018

Sheriff’s Officers – Joint Consultative Committee

The PSA and SOVBAG delegates continue to meet quarterly with the NSW Sheriff Office representatives at the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) to resolve issues that are being identified by members.

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Friday, 23 March 2018

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions EAGP restructure

As members are aware, the ODPP and the PSA are currently in consultation over the proposed new work place structure pursuant to the NSW Government’s Early Appropriate Guilty Plea Reforms.

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Friday, 23 March 2018

Transport for NSW – Bullying and harassment investigation

The PSA and combined unions met with TfNSW Workplace Conduct Investigations Unit (WCIU) and Industrial Relations management to discuss the progress in the investigation of allegations of bullying and harassment…

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Friday, 23 March 2018

Reporting Services Branch member update

The PSA has been advised that our members were exposed to a chemical hazard on Level 7, 175 Castlereagh Street, Sydney on Friday, 9 March and Thursday, 15 March 2018.

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Friday, 23 March 2018

Landcom update

As flagged in our last update, the PSA met with Landcom on 22 March regarding issues in the consultation process so far.

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Friday, 23 March 2018

Safe Hands Campaign – Members in Kempsey and Port Macquarie take action

Members in Port Macquarie and Kempsey are the latest to stage a lunchtime walkout in support of our FACS Safe Hands campaign. Twelve CSCs have now taken action with many…

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Friday, 23 March 2018

Rural Fire Service – Award variation update for members

At a request from RFS, the PSA met with them on 21 March 2018 to discuss the principles of the Award Variation. During this meeting the RFS expressed their interest…

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Thursday, 22 March 2018

Win for fairness in recent Surrogacy Decision

The PSA, working collectively with our colleagues through Unions NSW, is claiming a great win for fairness following the recent publication of a NSW Government Determination on the rights of…

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Thursday, 22 March 2018

PSA BAN – Psychological/Psychometric analysis

The PSA has received complaints from members who have been directed to complete a psychometric assessment in their own time. This is apparently part of a “Psychological Task Analysis project”…

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Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Office of the General Counsel (NSW Police) PSA meeting notice

Office of the General Counsel (NSW Police) PSA meeting notice, Friday, 23 March 2018.

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