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FOI 4523 / December 2022 / HR Data

Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

We can confirm that Essex County Fire & Rescue Service does hold the information you have requested.

Please see below the answer to your request.

Questions and final response:

Question 1 – For each of the calendar years 2019, 2020, 2021, and this year to date, please can you provide figures on the following: 1. How many formal grievances have been raised with the service by female members of staff and female firefighters regarding complaints of harassment, inappropriate behaviour, and assault?

Question 2 – How many claims have been submitted to employment tribunal regarding the above Year 2019  2020  2021  2022 

Question 3 – How many of those claims have settled prior to a full/remedy hearing? Year 2019  2020  2021 2022 

Question 4 - What was the settlement figure in each claim? Year 2019  2020 2021  2022 

Question 5 - How many of those settlements involved the signing of a non-disclosure agreement? Year 2019  2020 2021 2022 

Question 6 - How many grievance/discipline cases have been brought by the service in relation to inappropriate behaviour/conduct* by an employee (*sex discrimination, harassment)? Year 2019  2020  2021  2022 

Please see attached PDF for Response


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