The Government Sector Employment (GSE) Act (Section 67) requires all NSW public sector departments and agencies to implement performance management systems.
Your union, the PSA, sees the value in agencies basing performance management systems on the prerequisites of the PSC’s Capability Framework which would provide members with a common foundation to negotiate performance agreements and engage in performance reviews. However, as
not all agencies have introduced new role descriptions based on the Capability Framework, there is potential for unfair and inequitable performance management systems to be created within and across agencies.
The PSA is consulting with members through “listenings” so that members can identify their concerns and have input into addressing them.
Your union, the PSA, conducted a “listening” with members at the Department of Education – Work, Health & Safety Directorate at Bankstown, on Thursday 6 August 2015.
Thank you to all the participants. Members considered the following questions:
In summary, members determined that a fair and equitable performance management system must:
The information collected will be used in the development of the PSA’s position paper on the Performance Management Framework. The PSA’s position paper will be provided to all members when it is completed.