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Equality and Diversity Monitoring Data 2019-2020


Formal cases of grievances and dismissals

There were 5 formal grievance cases in this period. In January 2017 the Council introduced a workplace mediation to assist in the resolution of cases before they result in a formal hearing.
 

Ethnicity 
(figures in brackets denote the total number of employees in group

Dismissals
(7)

%

Grievances (5)

%
White 71.4 100.0
BME  0 0
Other  0 0
Prefer not to say  0 0
No data  28.6 0
 
Gender 

Dismissals
(7)
%

Grievances
(5)
%

Male  85.7 60.0
Female  14.3 40.0
 
Disability  Dismissals
(7)
%
Grievances
(5)
%
Yes 14.3 20.0
No 28.6 40.0
Prefer not to say 0 0
No Data  57.1 40.0
 
Age  Dismissals
(7)
%
Grievances
(5)
%
20 and under 0 0
21-30 14.2 0
31-40 0 0
41-50 42.9 40.0
51-60 42.9 60.0
61+ 0 0
 
Religion Dismissals
(7)
%
Grievances
(5)
%
Christian  14.3 0
Other 0 0
None 57.1 40.0
Prefer not to say 0 0
No data  28.6 60.0
 
Sexual Orientation Dismissals
(7)
%
Grievances
(5)
%
Heterosexual 28.5 40.0
Homosexual 0 0
Bisexual 0 0
Other 14.3 0
Prefer not to say 14.3 20.0
No Data 42.9 40.0
 

Termination reasons

Ethnicity

Personal Reasons
(4)
%

Retirement
(4)
%

Redundancy
(15)
%

Other
(91)
%

White 100.0 100.0 86.6 83.5
BME 0 0 6.7 7.7
Other 0 0 0 0
Prefer not to say 0 0 0 6.6
No Data 0 0 6.7 2.2
 
Gender 

Personal Reasons
(4)
%

Retirement
(4)
%

Redundancy
(15)
%

Other
(91)
%

Male 25.0 100.0 60.0 58.2
Female 75.0 0 40.0 41.8
 
Disability

Personal Reasons
(4)
%

Retirement
(4)
%

Redundancy
(15)
%

Other
(91)
%

Yes 0 50.0 13.3 6.6
No 100.0 0 46.7 59.3
Prefer not to say 0 50.0 13.3 2.2
No data 0 0 26.7 31.9
 
Age Personal Reasons
(4)
%
Retirement
(4)
%
Redundancy
(15)
%
Other
(91)
%
20 and under 0 0 0 8.8
21-30 0 0 0 27.4
31-40 75.0 0 20.0 16.5
41-50 0 0 33.3 29.7
51-60 25.0 25.0 40.0 16.5
61+ 0 75.0 6.7 1.1
 
Religion Personal Reasons
(4)
%
Retirement
(4)
%
Redundancy
(15)
%
Other
(91)
%
Christian 25.0 75.0 40.0 18.6
Other 0 0 0 3.3
None 50.0 25.0 46.6 45.1
Prefer not to say 0 0 6.7 5.5
No data  25.0 0 6.7 27.5
 
Sexual orientation  Personal Reasons
(4)
%
Retirement
(4)
%
Redundancy
(15)
%
Other
(91)
%
Heterosexual 75.0 75.0 80.0 62.6
Homosexual 0 0 0.0 2.2
Bisexual 0 0 0 1.1
Other 0 0 0 1.1
Prefer not to say 0 0 6.7 4.4
No Data  25.0 25.0 13.3 28.6
 


Length of service 

Ethnicity Under
1 Year
(107)
%
1-3
Years
(187)
%
3-5
Years
(81)
%
5-10
Years
(92)
%
10+
Years
(289)
%
White 88.8 90.9 87.7 82.6 82.6
BME 4.7 5.3 6.2 7.6 2.8
Other 0 0 0 0 0
Prefer not to say 0 1.1 4.9 9.8 8.7
No Data 6.5 2.7 1.2 0 5.9
 
Gender Under
1 Year
(107)
%
1-3
Years
(187)
%
3-5
Years
(81)
%
5-10
Years
(92)
%
10+
Years
(289)
%
Male 55.1 53.5 55.6 63.0 48.8
Female 44.9 46.5 44.4 37.0 51.2
 
Disability Under
1 Year
(107)
%
1-3
Years
(187)
%
3-5
Years
(81)
%
5-10
Years
(92)
%
10+
Years
(289)
%
Yes 3.7 4.3 1.2 4.3 1.4
No 86.0 91.4 49.4 28.3 27.3
Prefer not to say 1.9 1.1 0 1.1 1.0
No data 8.4 3.2 49.4 66.3 70.3
 
Age Under
1 Year
(107)
%
1-3
Years
(187)
%
3-5
Years
(81)
%
5-10
Years
(92)
%
10+
Years
(289)
%
20 and under 11.2 9.1 0 0 0
21-30 20.6 23.0 21.0 10.9 1.0
31-40 29.9 29.4 28.4 27.2 19.0
41-50 24.3 21.4 22.2 27.2 31.1
51-60 11.2 15.0 23.5 29.3 38.4
61+ 2.8 2.1 4.9 5.4 10.5

 
Religion Under
1 Year
(107)
%
1-3
Years
(187)
%
3-5
Years
(81)
%
5-10
Years
(92)
%
10+
Years
(289)
%
Christian 34.6 31.0 19.8 14.1 44.6
Other 0 2.1 2.5 2.2 0.7
None 53.3 55.6 25.9 26.1 16.3
Prefer not to say 2.8 5.9 4.9 3.3 1.7
No Data  9.3 5.4 46.9 54.3 36.7
 
Sexual orientation Under
1 Year
(107)
%
1-3
Years
(187)
%
3-5
Years
(81)
%
5-10
Years
(92)
%
10+
Years
(289)
%
Heterosexual 84.1 80.8 48.1 54.3 65.2
Homosexual 0.9 2.1 2.5 2.2 1.0
Bisexual 0.9 0.5 0 0 0
Other 0.9 1.6 0 1.1 0.3
Prefer not to say 4.7 7.5 2.5 6.5 4.8
No Data 8.5 7.5 46.9 35.9 28.7

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