As we are a public sector organisation we have to report on our trade union facilty time.
Total number of representatives
The absolute number and full time equivalent staff who are union representatives (including general learning and health and safety representatives);
- absolute total number; 6 GMB representatives and 4 Unison representatives (one vacancy)
- full time equivalent; 10
- all GMB representatives are representatives and safety representatives
Total Number of union representatives devoting 50% of their time
The absolute number and full time equivalent of union representatives who devote at least 50% of their time to union duties;
- Absolute Total Number - 0
- FTE – 0
Names of all trade unions represented in the local authority
A basic estimate of spending on unions
We calculate this as the number of full time equivalent days spent on union duties multiplied by the average salary.
Our basic estimate is nil as much is done in the representatives’ own time
A basic estimate of spending on unions as a percentage of the total pay bill
We calculate this as the number of full time equivalent days spent on union duties multiplied by the average salary and divided by the total pay bill.
Updated 14th November 2017