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Joint Consultative and Safety Committee
Wednesday 28 November 2012 5.00 pm

Date:
Wednesday, 28th November, 2012
Time:
5.00pm
Place:
Reception Room, Civic Centre, Arnot Hill Park, Arnold
 

Attendance Details

ItemDescriptionResolution
33 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE.
 
34 TO APPROVE, AS A CORRECT RECORD, THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 23 OCTOBER 2012.
RESOLVED:

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record subject to the following amendment:

1. That it be noted that in relation to items 4, 5 and 6 the Joint Consultative and Safety Committee will accept consultation responses until the 30th of November 2012, despite the committee taking place on 28th of November 2012.
35 DECLARATION OF INTERESTS.
 
36 CONSULTATION CLOSURE: REPORT PROPOSING ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE AFFECTING THE POST OF POLICY AND RESEARCH OFFICER
RESOLVED:

1. To recommend the proposal as outlined in the report to the Chief Executive without further comments.

2. To note the Committee's support of the proposal in respect to protecting the employee's pay at Band 7.
37 CONSULTATION CLOSURE: REPORT PROPOSING ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE WITHIN CUSTOMER SERVICES AND IT
RESOLVED:

To recommend the proposal as outlined in the report to the Chief Executive without further comments.
38 CONSULTATION CLOSURE: REPORT PROPOSING ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE WITHIN REVENUE SERVICES
RESOLVED:

1. To recommend the proposal as outlined in the report to the Chief Executive without further comments.

2. To refer the report for the consideration of the Appointments and Conditions of Service Committee.
39 SICKNESS ABSENCE; CURRENT ISSUES FOCUSING ON:
• TRENDS; CURRENT ANALYSIS ATTACHED
• POINTS OF PARTICULAR CURRENT INTEREST

RESOLVED:

To note the information.
40 STAFFING ISSUES; CURRENT ISSUES INCLUDING:
RESOLVED:

To note the information.
41 MINOR CHANGES TO ESTABLISHMENT AGREED BY CHAIR AND TRADE UNIONS OUTSIDE FORMAL FULL JCSC PROCESS.
RESOLVED:

To note the report.
42 ANY OTHER ITEMS WHICH THE CHAIRMAN CONSIDERS URGENT.
 

Attendance Details

Present:
Steve Ainley(Chair), Emily Bailey(a), Paul Key, John Parr, Roland Spencer, Sarah Tomlinson, John Truscott, UNISON, , Gill Morley, Alan Green, Alison Markowski(a)

Business

Business
ItemBusiness
33Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Bailey and Alison Markowski (UNISON).
35None.
36Corporate Director, Paula Darlington, reintroduced a proposal relating to the Council's provision of an economic development function and invited recommendations from the Committee to be referred to the Chief Executive who, under delegated arrangements, has the authority to determine the final staffing structure to be adopted.
37Corporate Director, Mark Kimberley, reintroduced a proposal relating to the change to the establishment of the Customer Services and IT Service and invited recommendations from the Committee to be referred to the Chief Executive who, under delegated arrangements, has the authority to determine the final staffing structure to be adopted.
38Corporate Director, Mark Kimberley, reintroduced a proposal relating to the change to the establishment of Revenue Services and invited recommendations from the Committee to be referred to the Chief Executive who, under delegated arrangements, has the authority to determine the final staffing structure to be adopted.
39David Archer, Service Manager Oganisational Design, presented sickness absence data covering the year to September.
40Chief Executive, John Robinson, gave a verbal report to Members, on current staffing issues.

The Chief Executive informed Members of a recent Cabinet decision to award all Council staff currently employed on Bands 1-6 a £250 pay award and to award all staff members an additional days annual leave to be taken on the 31st of December, to recognise and reward staff's hard work during a difficult time.

The Chief Executive also made Members aware of the good feedback that was recently received through a number of staff conferences held at the Bonnington Theatre and the intention to hold staff briefings during December to introduce staff to colleagues from the Clinical Commissioning Group and South Nottinghamshire College who are located at Arnot Hill Park.

Members were also informed of a Stars of Gedling awards ceremony that would take place on the 6th of December to recognise the acheivements of staff members across the Council.
41David Archer, Service Manager, introduced the report, which had been circulated previously, highlighting two minor changes to the Establishment agreed by Chair and trade unions outside the formal full JCSC process.
42None.

 


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