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Agenda and decisions

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Contact: Stephanie Dunsmuir, email  sdunsmuir@aberdeencity.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

3.1

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Decision:

There were no declarations of interest.

5.1

Minute of Previous Meeting of 7 June 2021 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)         to note that Councillor Al-Samarai had been in attendance at the last meeting and not Councillor Hutchison; and

(ii)        to otherwise approve the minute.

6.1

Committee Business Planner pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

to note the business planner.

9.1

Corporate Health and Safety - April to June 2021 - COM/21/196 pdf icon PDF 317 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)         in relation to the RIDDOR/Non-RIDDOR reportable incidents, to request that officers look to break down the Operations figures further in future reports to enable the Committee to scrutinise the figures to more easily identify if there were issues in particular teams; and

(ii)        to otherwise note the report.

10.1

re.cr.uit Scheme Update - RES/21/167 pdf icon PDF 718 KB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)         to note that officers would provide information to Members outwith the meeting in relation to the total number of employees (headcount) who had moved posts through re.cr.uit;

(ii)        to note that officers would provide information to Members outwith the meeting in relation to the 2020 figures for the number of members of staff who had been successfully redeployed through re.cr.uit;

(iii)       to thank officers for the report and for the work undertaken in relation to the scheme; and

(iv)       to note progress made with the re.cr.uit scheme to date in line with the earlier Committee instruction for an update report to be provided after one year of operation.

10.2

Platinum Jubilee Public Holiday - RES/21/216 pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the granting of an additional public holiday on 3 June 2022.

11.1

Managing Grievances Policy - RES/21/182 pdf icon PDF 257 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)         to approve the revised Managing Grievances Policy, attached as Appendix 1 to this report;

(ii)        to agree an implementation date of 1 February 2022 for the revised policy noting that the required training and communication would be undertaken on this policy and on the Managing Discipline and Dignity and Respect at Work policies;

(iii)       to note that Trade Unions would be involved in the training opportunities;

(iv)       to note the appended procedure/guidance document which supported the application of the policy; and

(v)        to note that a generic investigations procedure had been developed to cover all three policies mentioned above.

11.2

Dignity and Respect At Work Policy - RES/21/183 pdf icon PDF 259 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee resolved:-

(i)         to approve the Dignity and Respect at Work Policy, attached as Appendix 1 to this report to replace the Managing Bullying and Harassment at Work policy;

(ii)        to agree implementation of the policy from 1 February 2022 and to note that training and communication would be undertaken on this policy and

on the Managing Discipline and Managing Grievances policies;

(iii)       to note the appended procedure/guidance document which supported the application of the policy;

(iv)       to note that a generic investigations procedure had been developed to cover all three policies mentioned above;

(v)        to note that if the guidance was to be changed, this would be done in consultation with Trade Unions; and

(vi)       to thank officers and Trade Union colleagues for their collaboration and work in revising the policies.