Dear Birmingham City Council,
This request is being made to make the public at large and people in each authority aware of which councils are the worst offenders or the better examples when it comes to bullying in the workplace. All councils have very similar anti-bullying / dignity at work policies, but there seems to be a difference in the level of bullying. This is intended to statistically show those differences.
1) How many employees of your authority have
official complaint of harassment and bullying at work since the 1st April 2009?
2) How many of these complaints were upheld in favour of the
3) How many of those which were not upheld in favour of the
complainant went on to Appeal?
4) How many of those that went to Appeal were found to favour the
5) How many complaints went on to an Employment Tribunal?
6) How many of these were found to uphold the complaint?
7) Out of how many of those allegations (the number given to question 1) did the complainant of
bullying claim that the bullies were telling lies?
8) How many staff does your authority have and what is the current population within your authority's area?
Dear Mr Lewis
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I would like to add the following question to my request.
Q9) Out of the number in the response to question 1, how many of
the complainants said that they had been called "a loner"?
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