Agenda and minutes

Employment and Appeals Committee - Monday, 13th March, 2017 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Civic Centre, Poulton-Le-Fylde

Contact: Duncan Jowitt  Democratic Services and Councillor Development Offic

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Declarations of interest

Members will disclose any pecuniary and any other significant interests they may have in relation to the matters to be considered at this meeting.





Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To confirm as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Employment and Appeals Committee held on Monday 14 November 2016.



The committee confirmed the minutes of the meeting held on 14 November 2016 as a correct record.



Policy Review pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of the Head of Business Support.




  1. Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace Policy
  2. Smoking Policy
  3. Time off for Trade Union Duties
  4. Extended Authorised Absence Policy
  5. Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Provisions
  6. Pay and Time off in Lieu Policy



The Head of Business Support submitted a report presenting three of the council’s existing human resources policies that had been reviewed in line with the three year review cycle and had been updated with minimal changes and three further human resources policies that had also been modified.


Members asked a number of relevant questions relating to the human resources policies and the Head of Business Support responded appropriately and to the satisfaction of the committee.


Resolved that the revisions to the following human resources policies be approved


  • Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace Policy
  • Smoking Policy
  • Time Off for Trade Union Duties
  • Extended Authorised Absence Policy
  • Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Provisions
  • Pay and Time Off in Lieu Policy



Date and time of next meeting

6.00pm on Monday 3 July 2017.



6pm on Monday 3 July 2017