Bolton Council is committed to challenging inequality, discrimination and disadvantage through its employment practice. The Council recognises the value of diversity in employment and is committed to working practices which promote and protect equal opportunities for all staff. A core competency expected of all our managers is to understand and promote diversity and equality in the workplace.
Supporting this, the council has a range of policies in place which combine to achieve the fair treatment of employees and our principle of creating an environment which eliminates discrimination.
The following policies all have components which support equal opportunities across the organisation:
Anti-Harassment Policy Statement
Code of Conduct for Members and Officers
Dismissal and Disciplinary Procedure
Domestic Violence Policy
Flexible Working Strategy
Home Working Policy
Managing Capability Procedure
Managing Sickness Absence Framework
Managing Work-Related Violence, Threats or Abuse to Staff
Recruitment and Selection toolkit
Religious Observance Guidance
Restructure, Redundancy and Redeployment Policy
Shared Parental Leave and Pay Policy