Employment Matters Committee - Tuesday, 6 June 2023 7.00pm

Venue: Meeting Room 9 - Level 3, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR

Contact: Michael Turner, Principal Democratic Services Officer 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 24 January 2023.


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.


MedPay Review Update pdf icon PDF 122 KB

This report updates members on the progress of the MedPay Review.


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Revised MedPay Policy pdf icon PDF 105 KB

This report sets out a revised draft working MedPay policy to support the implementation of the phase 1 pilot group of the MedPay review.

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Skills Shortage and Retention Allowance Policy pdf icon PDF 100 KB

This report asks Members to approve a new policy to replace existing policy and practice relating to the awarding of allowances and market premia. 

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Changes to the MedPay Salary Scales pdf icon PDF 158 KB

This report recommends improvements to the MedPay salary pay range to ensure the Council attracts, recruits and retains an effective workforce.


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Organisational Change pdf icon PDF 169 KB

This report details new reorganisations of services and transfers under the TUPE regulations for the period 1 October 2022 to 31 March 2023 and updates on on-going reviews that have previously been reported at Employment Matters Committee but not concluded.


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Early retirement and redundancy payments pdf icon PDF 136 KB

This report presents Members with a report of all decisions taken in relation to early retirements and severance payments for the period 1 October 2022 to 31 March 2023.



Exclusion of the press and public pdf icon PDF 125 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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