The Committee met to consider an appeal, Case Reference AG/01/03 in respect of a grievance which had been submitted which centred on issues in relation to the Council's policy regarding annual leave and statutory holidays in the Appellant's circumstances as outlined in Appendices B and F of the papers submitted.
The Appellant presented her case and as part of her submission and with the approval of all concerned a copy of an information sheet relating to European case law was circulated at the meeting.
The Appellant responded to questions posed by the Service Area representative, Members of the Committee and the Director of Legal and Democratic Services. During such time the Human Resources Advisor provided clarification where requested.
The Service Area representative presented the Council's case and responded to questions posed by Members of the Committee and the Human Resources Advisor provided clarification on points raised.
Following the summing up of the cases the Appellant and Service Area representative withdrew from the meeting whilst the Committee determined the appeal.
The Appellant and the Service Area representative returned to the meeting room for the announcement of the Committee's decision, details of which would be confirmed in writing to the Appellant by the Director of Legal and Democratic Services.
ORDERED as follows:-
1. That having given full consideration to all of the evidence presented the appeal be not upheld.
2. That it be recommended that the Council's policy and Contract of Employment be examined with a view to providing further clarification regarding Bank Holidays.