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Union Facility Time

It is a requirement for the PFCC as an employer to publish the number of staff and hours spent on union activity, if they have employed more than 49 full time equivalent employees during any seven months of the relevant period.

01 February 2022

The Commissioner does not employ 49 full time equivalent employees and is exempt from publishing Union Facility Time data.

Guidance on reporting

Facility Time data is data that you need to collect, report and publish under the Trade Union Facility Time Publication Requirements Regulations 2017.

As a public sector employer, you must report and publish information on facility time for your employees who are trade union representatives.

Facility time is when an employee takes time off from their normal role to carry out their duties and activities as a trade union representative.

You need to report and publish this information once a year every year.

Report trade union facility time data guidance