Personnel Committee - Urgency Action
Tuesday, 14th April, 2020 11.05 am

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Implementation of National Joint Council for Local Government services Circulars - 16TD - Urgency Action pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Implementation of National Joint Council for local government services Circulars


Circulars have been issued to Chief Executives in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, dated:

6th March 2020 Novel Coronavirus: Covid-19

17th March 2020 Covid-19: working at home

23rd March 2020 Covid-19: critical workers

27th March 2020 Covid-19: general update

3rd April 2020 Covid-19: social distancing and PPE


The above circulars provide guidance agreed at a national level between local government employers and the trade unions that represent LGS “Green Book” employees, covering a range of terms and conditions matters in relation to the majority of the Council’s employees. 



1.           That approval be granted to implement the provisions of the circulars dated 6th March, 17th March, 23rd March, 27th March and 3rd April 2020.


2.           That delegated authority be given to the Head of Human Resources, in consultation with the Leader and relevant Cabinet Member, to implement the provisions of any further circulars issued by the NJC for LGS employees that relate to Coronavirus Covid-19.



For Immediate Implementation






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