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EARLY RETIREMENT / REDUNDANCY COMMITTEE

 

Minutes of a meeting held on 28th October, 2013.

 

Present: Councillor S.C. Egan (Chairman); P.J. Clarke and N.P. Hodges.

 

 

536     APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE –

 

These were received from Councillors Mrs. P. Drake, H.J.W. James, Mrs. M. Kelly Owen and Mrs. A.J. Moore.

 

 

536a   MINUTES –

 

RESOLVED - T H A T the minutes of the meetings held on 19th June and 23rd July, 2013 be approved as a correct record.

 

 

537     DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST -

 

No declarations were received.

 

 

538     EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC -

 

RESOLVED - T H A T under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the ground that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 4 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Act, the relevant paragraphs of the Schedule being referred to in brackets after the minute heading.

 

 

539     DETERMINATION OF EARLY RETIREMENT / REDUNDANCY – HUMAN RESOURCES (EXEMPT INFORMATION – PARAGRAPHS 12, 13 AND 14) (HR) –

 

Consideration was given to the proposed early retirement / redundancy of one officer within the Human Resources division. 

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)       T H A T the early retirement / redundancy be approved with effect from 31st March 2014 in accordance with Scheme D of the Council’s Discretionary Redundancy Policy and within the financial parameters as set out in Appendix A to the report subject to resolution (2) below.

 

(2)               T H A T, should alternative employment be found for the officer, the notice period be extended to cover any trial period and the date of termination be amended to reflect the extension subject to resolution (3) below.

 

(3)       T H A T should the trial prove successful, the determination date and redundancy payment be revoked.

 

Reason for decisions

 

(1-3)    To determine the early retirement / redundancy in line with the Council’s policy.

 

 

540     DETERMINATION OF REDUNDANCY – CORPORATE AND CUSTOMER SERVICES (EXEMPT INFORMATION – PARAGRAPHS 12, 13 AND 14) (HPD) –

 

Consideration was given to the proposed redundancy of one officer within the Corporate and Customer Services Division.

 

RESOLVED –

 

(1)       T H A T the redundancy be approved with effect from 31st March 2014, on the basis of Scheme E of the Council’s Early Retirement / Redundancy Policy and a discretionary redundancy payment approved on the grounds of redundancy, subject to the employee complying with the Avoiding Redundancy Procedure and subject to resolution (2) below.

 

(2)       T H A T, should alternative employment be found for the officer, the notice period be extended to cover any trial period and the date of termination be amended to reflect the extension subject to resolution (3) below.

 

(3)       T H A T, should the trial period prove successful, the termination date and redundancy payment be revoked.

 

Reason for decisions

 

(1-3)    To determine the redundancy in line with the Council’s policy.

 

 

(Note: Councillor P.J. Clarke requested that his objection to the approval of both the above applications be recorded in the minutes.)

 

 

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