Unions to get say on HR at passport HQ

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article The UK Passport Agency is to radically overhaul its approach to industrialrelations by allowing trade unions to contribute to the development of HRpolicies through a new partnership agreement. The agency, which employs 3,000, has traditionally had a difficult workingrelationship with unions, due to aggressive negotiations and mistrust on bothsides. As part of the overhaul there will be greater transparency of HR issues,including recruitment, retention and redundancies. Christine Cecil, acting HR director at the UKPA, said the Public andCommercial Services union will now be involved “at the earliest possiblestage” in developing HR policies, practices and strategies. She said that”frequent, relaxed single issue meetings” will help develop policies.Union and HR staff will attend a joint training initiative this autumn. Unions to get say on HR at passport HQOn 2 Jul 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more