Case Number 6480
Request Date 16/01/2019
Completion Date 13/02/2019

 

Details of the Request

1. Please advise for each of the years

  • 2018/19 year to date
  • 2017/18
  • 2016/17
  • 2015/16
  • 2014/15
  • 2013/14

How many grievances were lodged by trust staff?

 

2. For the total number of grievances in the period 2013/14 to 2018/19 year to date, please advise how many of the grievances were upheld. If the information is held centrally,

  • Please give a broad breakdown of the demographics of staff who raised grievances in the whole period (2013/14 to 2018/19 year to date)
  • Please give a broad breakdown of the types of grievances raised in the whole period (2013/14 to 2018/19 year to date)

 

Details of the Response

1) No. of Grievances Lodged by Trust Staff

2013/14 3
2014/15 1
2015/16 1
2016/17 10
2017/18 10
2018/19 to Date 3

 

2) Of which, the number of grievances were upheld

2013/14 0
2014/15 0 – grievance withdrawn by staff member
2015/16 0
2016/17 2 partially upheld, 3 were withdrawn by the staff members
2017/18 1 upheld, 1 partially upheld, 2 grievances withdrawn by staff members, 3 not upheld, responses not held centrally for the remaining grievances
2018/19 to Date 1 partially upheld

 

3a) Broad Breakdown of Demographics of staff who raised the grievance

2013/14

1 grievance was a collective grievance – details of demographics not held centrally.

2 grievances raised by females, aged between 30 - 40 and 60 – 70. Both white – British/Other

2014/15 Female, White – British, aged 40-50
2015/16 Male, Asian British Indian, Aged 50 – 60
2016/17

5 grievances raised by males, 4 raised by females, 1 collective grievance.

Ethnicity included white – British, White – Irish, Mixed – White & Asian, Mixed – Other, Asian British Indian, Asian British Other.

Ages ranged from 28 – 61 of those who submitted a grievance during this period

2017/18

1 male, 9 females,

Age range is between 27 – 66 for those recorded (detail is not centrally recorded for 3 individuals)

2018/19 to Date

1 collective grievance,

2 raised by females

aged range 40 – 50,

White British and White Other

 

3b) Broad breakdown of the types of grievances raised

2013/14
  • Rejection of a Flexible Working application
  • Concerns with working hours
  • Details not recorded centrally for one of the grievances
2014/15
  • Regarding salary / Terms and conditions of employment
2015/16
  • Unfair treatment
2016/17
  • Application of Trust Sickness Absence Policy
  • Workplace behaviour
  • Unfair treatment
2017/18
  • Application of Trust policies
  • Unfair treatment
2018/19 to Date
  • Terms and conditions of employment
  • Unfair treatment