Municipality’s response

2015-07-01 06:05

.177 vacancies staff have been filled. Another 59 vacancies are in the process of being filled;

.Management cannot change the qualifying conditions for acting appointments, as this is a policy issue;

.The demand for a Risk and Dirt Allowance is under consideration;

.All our contractual obligations with service providers must be met. We will follow up and investigate any specific claims that outsourcing may have taken place when there was internal capacity. This investigation will be concluded within three months.

.With regard to better relations, management and union meetings are being implemented and have even been cascaded to divisional levels. At the same time, any staff member who is unhappy with any area, may follow Council’s grievance procedure

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