In January 2009 management launched the new managing attendance policy (MAP), the last in a series of revised policies to be introduced. The policy was released despite management refusing to accept the policy formed part of our terms and conditions and we should reach a negotiated agreement rather than just be consulted about the policy.
Management has stated the revised policy and a robust approach is necessary to tackle the poor attendance culture in the MoJ, even though there is little evidence to support this.
PCS is campaigning for improvements to this policy. These pages give you information on management’s position, our concerns, objectives and how you can get involved in our campaign.
We are campaigning so members are supported by the employer and are not punished. We believe that a supportive approach to those who suffer ill health will lead to more effective service delivery rather than implementing policies and processes designed to punish staff.
PCS is campaigning for: