Employment Matters Committee - Tuesday, 30 November 2021 7.00pm

Venue: Civic Suite - Level 2, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR. View directions

Contact: Michael Turner, Democratic Services Officer 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 250 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 1 September 2021.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report.


Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 4.




Pay Negotiations 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 235 KB

This report details the progress of the pay negotiations for the financial year 2021/2022.

Additional documents:


Speak Up, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Money Laundering Policies: Report on Instances September 2020 - September 2021 pdf icon PDF 205 KB

This report informs Members about the number and nature of concerns raised, between September 2020 and September 2021, under the Council’s Speak Up, Anti- Bribery and Anti-Money Laundering Policies.



Gun Wharf Office Moves Update pdf icon PDF 1 MB

This paper updates Members on the progress with the office moves to allow the Ministry of Justice to use sections of Level 2 within Gun Wharf for the family courts.



Medway Makers pdf icon PDF 171 KB

This paper sets out the background to the Medway Makers engagement champions network and its purpose.




Organisational Change pdf icon PDF 207 KB

This report details new reorganisations of services and transfers under the TUPE regulations for the period 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021 and updates on on-going reviews that have previously been reported to the Committee but not concluded.


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Early Retirement and Redundancy Payments pdf icon PDF 160 KB

This report presents Members with a report of all decisions taken in relation to early retirements and severance payments for the period 1 April 2020 to 30 September 2021.



Exclusion of the press and public pdf icon PDF 114 KB

This report summarises the content of the appendix to agenda item 10, which, in the opinion of the proper officer, contains exempt information within one of the categories in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972. It is a matter for the Committee to determine whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the document.

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Date of Next Meeting

Members are asked to agree to change the date of the January 2022 meeting from 25 January to 2 February 2022.