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Items
No. Item

29.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Councillor Gregory attended the meeting as a substitute for Councillor Weisz, who had given apologies.

 

Apologies for absence were received from UNISON representatives Louise Wass-Griffiths, Alison Hunt and Gill Morley and from GMB representative Sean Redgate.

30.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 19 November 2015 pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

 

31.

Declaration of Interests.

Minutes:

None.

32.

Sickness absence pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Report of the Service Manager Organisational Development and the Chief Executive.

Minutes:

The Service Manager, Organisation Development, presented a report, which had been circulate prior to the meeting, informing Committee of the current levels of sickness absence in the organisation and examining trends

 

The Service Manager and Chief Executive provided context to the report in relation to the statistical impact of a number of complex, long term periods of sickness absence and the excellent work done to reduce sickness absence in the front line, manual labour based departments.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

33.

Minor changes to establishment outside JCSC pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Service Manager Organisational Development.

Minutes:

The Service Manager, Organisational Development, presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, outlining two minor changes to the establishment authorised for implementation by the Chief Executive outside of the formal committee process, following consultation with trade unions.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

34.

Current staffing issues pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Report of the Chief Executive and Service Manager Organisational Development.

Minutes:

The Service Manager, Organisational Development, presented a report, which had been circulated prior to the meeting, outlining issues of particular interest relating to the Council’s workforce.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.

35.

Any other item which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

36.

Exclusion of Press and Public.

To move that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public and press be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the ensuing report on the grounds that the report involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That, the Members being satisfied that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the ensuing reports on the grounds that the report involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1  and 4 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

37.

Review of Council Pay Levels

Report of the Chief Executive.

Minutes:

The Chief Executive presented a report, which was circulated at the meeting, requesting that consultation be commenced on proposals to alter the local pay line for posts across the organisation and to move Service Manager posts onto terms and conditions governed by the JNC for Chief Officers.

 

The Chief Executive provided background and context to the review, along with the proposal for consultation.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To endorse the proposal for the consultation and agree the arrangement of an extraordinary meeting of the Joint Consultative and Safety Committee to consider feedback and comments from the consultation.

 


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