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Agenda and minutes

Joint Consultative Panel
Tuesday 25th October, 2005

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Dalton, David Sharma (GMB) and Tony Ellington (AMICUS)


Minutes of Joint Consultative Panel held on 17 November 2004


The Panel AGREED as an accurate record the minutes of the meeting held on 17 November 2004.


In accordance with Standing Orders the Panel agreed that the remainder of the meeting would contain exempt information as defined by paragraph 11 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 and the press and public would be excluded.


Joint Consultative Panel Report - Human Resources Policies


Conclusion of business: formal record of time


Joint Consultative Fora


          The Panel received a report on the following policies and procedures:


(i)    Dignity at Work Policy


       Amendments to the policy.


(ii)   Capability Procedure


            Amendments to the procedure.


(iii)  Annual Leave Policy


            Amendments to the policy.


(iv)  Grievance Procedure


            Amendments to the policy.


(v)   Probationary Policy


            A new policy.


(vi)  Remote Working Policy


            A new policy.


(vii) Disciplinary Policy


Amendments to the policy. It was reported that the Trade Union side was awaiting legal opinion.


(viii) Home Working Policy


            Amendments to the policy (for information).


(ix)  Public Disclosure (Whistleblowing) Policy


       Amendments to the policy (for information).


(x)   Long Service Awards Policy


            Amendments to the policy (for information).



       IT WAS RECOMMENDED that Employment Committee:-


                     (a)          agree the amendments to the policies and procedures numbered (i) to (vi)


                     (b)                 agree the amendments to the Disciplinary Policy (vii), and that the policy be brought back for review if requested by the Trade Union side.


                     (c)                 note for information the polices numbered (viii) to (x).







The meeting ended at 3.00pm.




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