Agenda and minutes
Personnel Committee - Wednesday, 20th October, 2021 2.10 pm
Venue: Council Chamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension. View directions
Contact: Donna Barnes
Note: This meeting can be viewed on Vimeo at https://vimeo.com/629401457
Appointment of a Chair for the meeting
In the absence of the Chair the committee appointed a member to chair the meeting.
To appoint Councillor Rahman as Chair for the meeting.
To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 17 March 2021.
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 17 March 2021 as a correct record.
The report of the Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development (HROD) is attached.
The Committee considered the report of the Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development that outlined new and revised employment policies for the Committee’s consideration relating to the Third-Party Harassment and Abuse Policy and the revised Disciplinary and Employee Dispute Resolution Policies.
The Committee was informed that policies have been developed in response to the recommendations of both the 2019 Race Equity Review, and the subsequent Race Equality Working Group which highlighted the need to be more explicit within the Council’s workforce policies about the organisational stance on race discrimination
Noting this, the committee agreed the recommendation.
To approve the new and revised policies, as detailed in the report submitted, relating to:
· Third Party Abuse and Harassment Policy;
· The revised Disciplinary Policy; and
· Employee Dispute Resolution Policy.