View Joint Staff Consultative Committee Agenda

Date:
Wednesday, 5th April, 2017
Time:
3.00pm
Place:
Meeting Room 1, Town Lodge, Gernon Road, Letchworth Garden City
 
Contact:
Amelia McInally
Telephone:
(01462) 474514
 
Membership:
Councillor Fiona Hill, Councillor Bernard Lovewell, Councillor Mrs L.A. Needham, Councillor Martin Stears - Handscomb, David Carr(Unison), Debbie Ealand(Unison), Keith Fitzpatrick - Matthews(Unison), Mrs D Levett(Unison), Christina Corr(Staff Consultation Forum), Claire Morgan(Staff Consultation Forum), Councillor Ian Albert(Substitute), Councillor John Bishop(Substitute), Councillor M.E. Weeks(Substitute)
 
 
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PART I
1. ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN

To elect a Chairman for the meeting.

2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
3. MINUTES

To take as read and approve as a true record the minutes of the meeting of Joint Staff Consultative Committee held on Wednesday, 21st December, 2016

4. NOTIFICATION OF OTHER BUSINESS

Members should notify the Chairman of other business that they wish to be discussed at the end of either Part I or Part II business set out in the agenda. They must state the circumstances that they consider justify the business being considered as a matter of urgency.

The Chairman will decide whether the item(s) raised will be considered.

5. CHAIRMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

Members are reminded that any declarations of interest in respect of any business set out in the agenda, should be declared as either a Disclosable Pecuniary interest or Declarable Interest and are required to notify the Chairman of the nature of any interest declared at the commencement of the relevant item on the agenda. Members declaring a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest must withdraw from the meeting for the duration of the item. Members declaring a Declarable Interest which requires they leave the room under Paragraph 7.4 of the Code of Conduct, can speak on the item, but must leave the room before the debate and vote.

6. STAFF CONSULTATION FORUM

To receive the Minutes of the meetings of the Staff Consultation Forums held on 4 January 2017, 1 February 2017 and the Draft Minutes of 1 March 2017.

7. PEOPLE STRATEGY UPDATE

REPORT OF THE CORPORATE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

To update the Committee on the progress made in the last quarter on the People Strategy 2015 - 2020.

8. INFORMATION NOTE - INVESTORS IN PEOPLE (IIP) UPDATE AND REVIEW OF ORGANISATIONAL VALUES

INFORMATION NOTE OF THE LEARNING AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

To receive an update regarding IIP assessment and highlight areas where the approach of NHDC can be developed.

9. INFORMATION NOTE - MANAGEMENT AND STAFF COMPETENCIES

INFORMATION NOTE OF THE LEARNING AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

To keep the Committee apprised of the management and staff competencies.

10. INFORMATION NOTE - EQUALITIES DATA 2016

INFORMATION NOTE OF THE SENIOR HR AND CONTRACTS MANAGER

To receive an overview of the recently published equalities data regarding the Council’s workforce profile in 2016.

PART I
HUMAN RESOURCES STRATEGIC FORUM
11. DISCUSSION PAPER - OBESITY AS A DISABILITY AND POTENTIAL CHANGES IN DISABILITY LAWS

To receive a discussion paper on obesity as a disability and potential changes in disability laws.

12. SUGGESTED DISCUSSION TOPICS

To consider a list of discussion topics from which to choose the subjects for future Committee debate.

The following future meetings of Joint Staff Consultative Committee have been arranged:

  • Wednesday, 28th June 2017
  • Wednesday, 27th September 2017
  • Wednesday, 20th December 2017
  • Wednesday, 28th March 2018