Recommendation from Executive - Driver and Operational Staff Salaries – Market Forces
The Executive Member for Recycling, Household Waste and Environmental Health will present the recommendation from the Executive on 2nd November 2021
RECOMMENDED to Full Council to approve the Driver and Operational Staff salary changes.
The Executive Member for Recycling, Household Waste and Environmental Health proposed the recommendation, this was seconded by the Leader and carried.
RESOLVED that the Driver and Operational Staff salary changes be approved.
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The Executive Member for Recycling, Household Waste and Environmental Health presented the report to bring to Members attention to the ongoing difficulties in the recruitment and retention of Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Drivers and the implications of applying the Council’s Market Forces Policy to operational posts to help resolve the issue.
Members thanked staff for their hard work during these difficult times and acknowledged that the wider community appreciated the dedication of the waste and recycling teams.
RESOLVED that the:-
(1) Implementation of the Council’s Market forces Policy to increase LGV driver’s salaries to Grade 18 be approved;
(2) Increases to the related operational posts to maintain the grade differentials as detailed in this report be approved; and
RECOMMENDED to Full Council:-
(3) To approve the salary changes.
The vote was unanimous.