Employment policies

James Wilder made this Official Information request to Wellington City Council

The request was successful.

From: James Wilder

Dear Wellington City Council,

Can you please provide:

1. Your personnel policy (within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2002 sch 7 cl 36).
2. Your equal employment opportunities policy, if it is separate to the personnel policy.
3. If you have one, your remuneration and employment policy (within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2002 sch 7 cl 36A)

Thank you,


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From: BUS: Assurance
Wellington City Council

Dear James

Thank you for your email dated 8 December 2019 requesting information regarding our Employment Policies.

Our team will manage your request under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act 1987 which requires us to respond as soon as possible, but no later than 20 working days of receipt.

Please note the period 25 December 2019 to 15 January 2020 inclusive is not considered working days. The 20 working days allowed for your response will be on hold over this period, and will continue again from 16 January. As a result we will respond as soon as possible but no later than 27 January 2020.

Further information can be found on the Office of the Ombudsman's website at http://www.ombudsman.parliament.nz/

The reference number for your request is IRO-9452.

Please contact us if you have any further questions.

Kind regards

Jessica Hall
Assurance Services Coordinator  | Wellington City Council
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From: Ian Hunter
Wellington City Council

Attachment Policy Statements.docx.pdf
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Attachment WCC Code of Conduct NEW 2 May 2019.pdf
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Dear Mr Wilder,


Thank you for your email to the Council received on 8 December 2019 in
which you requested information relating to the Council’s employment


In your email you requested (as per schedule 7, clause 36 and 36A of the
Local Government Act 2002):


o The Council’s personnel policy,
o The Council’s equal opportunities policy, and
o The Council’s remuneration policy.


With respect to schedule 7, clause 36 and the principles relating to the
Council being a good employer, I have collated the following policies into
one document which is attached.


o Recruitment
o Remuneration
o Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
o Health, Safety & Wellbeing
o Learning & Development


Whilst the Council has no personnel policy per se, it does have a Code of
Conduct which relates to all employees and is attached.


Should you have any further questions please contact me.


Kind regards,




Ian Hunter
Assurance Advisor | Complaints and Information Assurance | Governance and
Assurance Directorate | Wellington City Council
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