Whitley Council


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Whitley Council

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) any of a number of organizations made up of representatives of employees and employers for joint consultation on and settlement of industrial relations and conditions for a particular industry or service
[C20: named after J. H. Whitley (1866–1935), chairman of the committee that recommended setting up such councils (1917)]
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It is 100 years since the Whitley Council reform that created joint industrial councils at which employers and employees could meet to discuss needs or issues.
The Whitley Council, in the job evaluation/pay comparability exercise, arrived at the conclusion that the average basic grade salary of PS942-PS1,203 for a physiotherapist after a training of degree standards should be appreciably less than the average pay of manual workers in the industry.
A spokesman for NHS Lothian said: ``Staff on call are paid in accordance with national Whitley Council terms.
54 an hour and asking for a decent living wage, plus parity with their more illustrious colleagues who have a Whitley Council contract.
The RCN argues that there has not been an increase in car mileage reimbursement rates since 1993 and negotiations started in 1998 at the General Whitley Council - which sets out pay, terms and conditions for NHS employees - have produced no agreements to date.
The claim was yesterday submitted to the Whitley Council which negotiates NHS pay.
One Scottish Office insider admitted that there needed to be further talks involving the Whitley Council, the national body governing nurse's pay and conditions, before a new grade could be introduced.