Bullying and Harassment

Vicky Gray made this Freedom of Information request to Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

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The request was successful.

Dear Sir or Madam

This is a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I would like to know how many employees of Merseyside Fire Service have been absent from work due to either stress, anxiety, depression any combination of those ailments between 1st August 2004 and 31st July 2008.

Please also confirm how many complaints of bullying have been made by employees of Merseyside Fire Service against managers or colleagues during the same period 1st August 2004 and 31st July 2008.

Please confirm how many employees have claimed constructive
dismissal within the same period 1st August 2004 and 31st July 2008.

Please confirm how many claims have been filed against the
Merseyside Fire Service at the Employment Tribunal within the same period 1st August 2004 and 31st July 2008.

Please confirm how many people actually work for Merseyside Fire Service. This will include agency and contract staff.

Please provide all information in electronic format via this
website. I would ask that you remember the statutory duty imposed upon Trusts by virtue of Section 16 of the Freedom of Information Act to provide advice and assistance to requesters. If for any reason you are leaning toward rejecting any part of this request or if you plan to argue that it is unmanageable or unanswerable in any way then I would expect you to contact me promptly to find ways to
answer this request to our mutual satisfaction.

Please do remember you are obliged by law to tell the truth.

Yours faithfully

Vicky Gray

Crimmins, Jean, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Ms Gray,

Further to your request for information, please see the attached
correspondence.

Kind regards,

Jean

Jean Crimmins

Corporate Information Sharing Officer

Knowledge & Information Management Department

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service

Fire Service Headquarters

Bridle Road

Bootle

L30 4YD

Tel No: (0151) 296 4422

E-mail: [email address]

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Freedom of Information Team, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

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Dear Ms Gray

Please see attached letter with regards to your recent Freedom of
Information Request. If we can be of any further assistance please do
not hesitate to contact myself or Mrs. Jean Crimmins on 0151 296 4422.

Best Regards

Julie Yare
Corporate Information Sharing Officer
Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service
Bridle Rd
L30 4YD
0151 296 4422

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Dear Ms Yare

Thank you for providing the correct information and for your full co-operation.

Yours sincerely

Vicky Gray