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Trade Union facilities

Trade Union Facility Time: 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018

The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 came into force on 1st April 2017 which requires relevant public-sector employers to publish specified information related to facility time provided to trade union officials in respect of the period 1st April to 31st March.

Under the regulations, Southwark Council is required to publish the following information in relation to trade union officials and facility time.

The constituent trade unions are:

  • UNISON
  • GMB
  • UNITE
  • UCATT
  • NEU (NUT and ATL)
  • NASUWT

Corporate Function

Table 1: Trade union representatives and full-time equivalents - Corporate

What was the total number of your employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period?

Trade union representatives

Full-time equivalent trade union representatives

73
 

 72.24

Table 2: Percentage of working hours spent on facility time – Corporate

How many of your employees who were relevant union officials employed during the relevant period spent a) 0%, b) 1%-50%, c) 51%-99% or d) 100% of their working hours on facility time?

Working hours

Representatives

0%

0

1 to 50%

70

51 to 99%

0

100%

3

Table 3: Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time - Corporate

Total cost of facility time

£217261

Total pay bill

£178519288.76

Percentage of the total pay bill spent on facility time, calculated as (total cost of facility time ÷ total pay bill) x 100

 0.12%

Table 4: Paid trade union activities – Corporate

As a percentage of total paid facility time hours, how many hours were spent by employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period on paid trade union activities?

Hours spent on paid facility time

8291.22

Hours spent on paid trade union activities

49.41

Percentage of total paid facility time hours spent on paid TU activities

0.60%

Education Function

Table 1: Relevant union officials – Education Function

What was the total number of your employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period?

Number of employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period

Full-time equivalent employee number

44

43.1

 

Table 2: Percentage of time spent on facility time – Education Function
How many of your employees who were relevant union officials employed during the relevant period spent a) 0%, b) 1%-50%, c) 51%-99% or d) 100% of their working hours on facility time?

Percentage of time

Number of employees

0%

41

1% to 50%

2

51% to 99%

0

100%

1

Table 3: Percentage of pay bill spent on facility time – Education Function

Total cost of facility time

£31,047

Total pay bill

£76,353,641

Percentage of the total pay bill spent on facility time, calculated as: (total cost of facility time ÷ total pay bill) x 100

0.41%

Table 4: Paid trade union activities – Education Function

As a percentage of total paid facility time hours, how many hours were spent by employees who were relevant union officials during the relevant period on paid trade union activities?

Time spent on paid trade union activities as a percentage of total paid facility time hours calculated as: (total hours spent on paid trade union activities by relevant union officials during the relevant period ÷ total paid facility time hours) x 100

0%

 

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