The Committee met to consider an appeal, Case Reference AD/03/13 regarding an appeal against dismissal under the Council's Managing Health, Attendance and Well Being Policy.
A statement of case from the Management representative and a statement of case from the Appellant had been circulated to all parties concerned prior to the meeting.
The Management representative presented the Council's case and responded to questions posed by the Appellant, Appellant's Trade Union representative and Members of the Committee.
The Appellant's Trade Union representative together with the Appellant presented their case and responded to questions posed by the Management representative and Members of the Committee. Clarification was also provided on certain points by the Human Resources Advisor.
Following the summing up of the cases all withdrew from the meeting with the exception of Members of the Committee, the Legal Officer, Human Resources Advisor and the Governance Officer whilst the Committee determined the appeal.
The Appellant and the Appellant's Trade Union 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 Legal Officer.
ORDERED that having given full consideration to all of the evidence presented the appeal be not upheld.