The Committee considered an appeal, case reference AD/01/16, in respect of a Stage 3 Grievance appeal.
A statement of case from the Management Representative and information received from the Appellant had been circulated to all parties concerned prior to the meeting.
The Appellant, together with the Trade Union representative presented the case for the Appellant and responded to questions posed by the Management representative and Members of the Committee.
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.
Following the summing up of the cases by the Management Representative and the Appellant/ Trade Union Representative, both parties withdraw from the meeting. The Legal Representative, Human Resources Advisor and Executive Officer remained whilst the Committee determined the appeal.
The Committee invited the Appellant, Trade Union Representative and Management Representative back 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 Services Representative.
ORDERED that, having given full consideration to all of the evidence presented, the Panel did not uphold the Stage 3 grievance.
Following discussions, the Panel recommended the following:
That the Human Resources Service ensure that Equality and Diversity training is included in the Learning Management System. This will include training for managers on the treatment of requests received from employees for reasonable work adjustments to be made.