FOI Request - Employee Terminations

Request 101000373572

Under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 I would like to request the following information:

1. Over the last four years, how many persons employed directly by your council have/have been:

i)     Dismissed from employment/terminated employment/sacked
ii)    Suspended on full/part pay – please include the number of weeks or days spent off work on full pay for each individual
iii)  Suspended without pay – please include the number of weeks or days spent off work for each individual
iv)  Received a verbal or written warning
v)    Faced disciplinary action not specified above – please specify

Please break down by the above categories and by the following years
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015

2. Please include the department and/or position of the employee if possible.

3. Please also provide a full list of reasons why the action took place for each case. For example: accessing personal social security records, high absenteeism rate, drug/alcohol misuse, embezzlement, misuse of time/resources etc.

Response 24-09-2015

1.  

i) Dismissed from employment/terminated employment/sacked – see breakdown below
2011 – 1
2012 – 2
2013 – 6
2014 – 2
2015 – 2

* We have interpreted the above question as meaning dismissed on the basis of gross miss conduct.

ii) Suspended on full/part pay ? please include the number of weeks or days spent off work on full pay for each individual – see breakdown below
2011 – 3
2012 – 6
2013 – 7
2014 – 6
2015 – 6

iii)  Suspended without pay ? please include the number of weeks or days spent off work for each individual - Don’t suspend without pay
iv)  Received a verbal or written warning – this information is not recorded centrally and is not held and therefore exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act
v)    Faced disciplinary action not specified above ? please specify – this information is not recorded centrally and is not held and therefore exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act

2.   Corporate Services
      Education & Social Care
      Environmental Services

Positions of employees information is exempt under Section 38(1)(c) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act, could identify a specific individual

3.

Drug & Alcohol Misuse
Theft or Fraud
Assault
Inappropriate Behaviour
Serious breach of confidence.  

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