As members are aware, NSW Police announced the amalgamation of Regional Local Area Commands on 23 November 2017.
Despite requests, NSW Police has not advised the PSA of the timetable for implementation of regional re-engineering and will advise members as soon as this is received. NSW Police has also not advised the PSA of the model of the Regional Local Area Commands.
The PSA is concerned it is not being advised of timetables and developments in re-engineering, despite the agreed consultation processes. The PSA has advised NSW Police of its obligation to consult and will hold Police accountable in relation to these obligations.
As previously advised the PSA negotiated a Placement Strategy for our members. This is designed to support redeployment and placement of all affected staff where possible.
The PSA has also sought the following:-
These requests are being considered and the PSA will update members if these requests are agreed to.
The PSA is aware that NSW Police has advised staff of the results of the recent priority assessments for LAMS and Executive Officers.
The PSA will advocate on behalf of individual members who have been affected by this process. The PSA seeks feedback from members who would like individual representation from the PSA.
The PSA is seeking to protect our members throughout this process and ensure that NSW Police processes are superior to NSW Government Restructure Policies and ensure that our members keep their roles in NSW Police.
Any members who are seeing restructures or changes happening in their areas should advise the PSA immediately by calling the Member Support Centre on 1300 772 679 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Police Engineering’ as the subject.
You have a right to have your union, the PSA, involved in the process to represent your interests.