To seek approval to make formal offers to settle any outstanding equal pay claims to enable the most cost effective way of concluding the current litigation process.
Decision type: Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: (All Wards);
Decision due: August 2012 by Executive
Lead member: Executive Councillor (Governance and Corporate Services)
Lead director: Corporate Director (Corporate and Support Services) and Deputy Chief Executive
Department: Corporate and Support Services
Contact: Ken Wheatley, Corporate and Support Services Email: Ken.Wheatley@stockport.gov.uk Tel: 0161 474 1437.
There will be engagement with Trade Unions and their legal representatives should any queries arise on individual settlement figures. There will also be liaison with group companies where settlement claims relate to current or previous employees of those companies.
Forward Plan Reference: GCS3
Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: Addressing equal pay issues is a key part of the equalities agenda.
Relevant Scrutiny Committee for the purpose of call-in: Corporate, Resource Management & Governance