Disciplinary Allegations against trade union representatives

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Dear City of Glasgow College,

Under FOISA I am requesting the following information in: your records:

Since 1st April 2014 until present date, please provide the total number of disciplinary allegations or allegations that could have the potential to be investigated under your disciplinary policy and procedures that any member of College management group have instigated against any trade union representative or steward?

Please break this figure down year on year until present date?

Please also break this figure down by the trade union they represent?

In addition to the above information please provide how many of these instigated allegations went to an investigation stage?

Of that amount please advise how many went to a formal disciplinary procedure and what type of disciplinary action was issued on each occasion (if any) in terms of your own policy and procedure such as No Action, Written Warning, Final Written Warning, etc.

In addition to this information given, please break down the figures into how many individual trade union reps and/or stewards who have in the least had a potential disciplinary allegation instigated against them. Personal information is not required.

Please supply this information in electronic format, acknowledge receipt of this request and supply a full and frank disclosure within the statutory 20 day timescale.

Yours faithfully,

Samantha Kean

Claire Gallacher, City of Glasgow College

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Yours sincerely
PAUL CLARK
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>>> Samantha Kean <[FOI #505054 email]> 01/08/2018
20:33 >>>
Dear City of Glasgow College,
Under FOISA I am requesting the following information in: your records:
Since 1st April 2014 until present date, please provide the total number
of disciplinary allegations or allegations that could have the potential
to be investigated under your disciplinary policy and procedures that any
member of  College management group have instigated against any trade
union representative or steward?
Please break this figure down year on year until present date?
Please also break this figure down by the trade union they represent?
In addition to the above information please provide how many of these
instigated allegations went to an investigation stage?
Of that amount please advise how many went to a formal disciplinary
procedure and what type of disciplinary action was issued on each occasion
(if any) in terms of your own policy and procedure such as No Action,
Written Warning, Final Written Warning, etc.
In addition to this information given, please break down the figures into
how many individual trade union reps and/or stewards who have in the least
had a potential disciplinary allegation instigated against them. Personal
information is not required.
Please supply this information in electronic format, acknowledge receipt
of this request and supply a full and frank disclosure within the
statutory 20 day timescale.
Yours faithfully,
Samantha Kean
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Dear Ms Kean
Request for Information
Ref No: 01/18-19
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Yours sincerely
PAUL CLARK
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>>> Claire Gallacher 02/08/2018 15:34 >>>
(Email sent on behalf of Paul Clark, College Secretary)
Dear Ms Kean
Acknowledgement of Receipt of a Request for Information
Ref No: 01/18-19
Thank you for your email received on 01 08 18 requesting information from
City of Glasgow College. Your request is being dealt with under the terms
of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 and will be answered
within twenty working days.
If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact me.
Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.
Yours sincerely
PAUL CLARK
College Secretary
(0141 375 6807)
>>> Samantha Kean <[FOI #505054 email]> 01/08/2018
20:33 >>>
Dear City of Glasgow College,
Under FOISA I am requesting the following information in: your records:
Since 1st April 2014 until present date, please provide the total number
of disciplinary allegations or allegations that could have the potential
to be investigated under your disciplinary policy and procedures that any
member of  College management group have instigated against any trade
union representative or steward?
Please break this figure down year on year until present date?
Please also break this figure down by the trade union they represent?
In addition to the above information please provide how many of these
instigated allegations went to an investigation stage?
Of that amount please advise how many went to a formal disciplinary
procedure and what type of disciplinary action was issued on each occasion
(if any) in terms of your own policy and procedure such as No Action,
Written Warning, Final Written Warning, etc.
In addition to this information given, please break down the figures into
how many individual trade union reps and/or stewards who have in the least
had a potential disciplinary allegation instigated against them. Personal
information is not required.
Please supply this information in electronic format, acknowledge receipt
of this request and supply a full and frank disclosure within the
statutory 20 day timescale.
Yours faithfully,
Samantha Kean
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