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Employers’ Side Secretary, Sarah Ward
Unison Centre,130 Euston Road
London, NW1 2AY
Telephone 020 7121 5272
Trade Union Side Secretary, Ben Priestley
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10 November 2021
Joint circular 119 – PSC handbook update
The 2017 version of the PSC Handbook has been updated to reflect the following changes and additions to terms and conditions arising as a result of collective agreements reached at the Council since 1 April 2017:
Part 2 – Pay and Conditions of Service
- Section 7 - Travel and Subsistence
There is a new clause on Deduction of Commuting Mileage from Claims (page 5).
Part 3 - Guidance
- Guidance 2: PSC Misconduct Procedures (2021 revision) (page 6).
- Guidance 11: PSC Political Restrictions (2021) (page 6).
Part 2 - Pay and Conditions of Service
Section 2 Pay
- Pay Spine - 2020 pay points incorporated (page 13).
13.1 Payments for standby duty and call-outs – 2020 standby duty incorporated (page 18).
Section 3 Leave
4.1 Adoption Leave and pay - new entitlement from 4 January 2021 incorporated (page 22).
Section 5 Maternity Provisions
5. Maternity pay – new entitlement from 4 January 2021 incorporated (page 29).
Section 7 Travel and subsistence
5. New clause - Deduction of Commuting Mileage from Claims (page 39).
In order to provide an accurate controlled copy of the 2017 version of the PSC Handbook, when clauses are amended, or new clauses added, the pages of the Handbook showing the relevant changes will be dated as at the date that the latest changes came into effect.
Ben Priestley, Trade Union Side Secretary
David Algie, Employers’ Side Secretariat