Submission Sessional Committee on the Use and Abuse of Alcohol by the Community 055 Darwin City Council
Tabled Paper 381
Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT
Tabled by Eric Poole
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EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE 1. That the Darwin City Council re-introduce the Employee Assistance Program on the condition that: (i) D.C.C. employees are provided with adequate information regarding the program, and its benefit to both management and employees; (ii) management, supervisory staff and appropriate union representatives are provided with thorough training in assertive confrontation and referral techniques in relation to work performance; (iii) management is provided with appropriate feedback regarding employees who are o f f i c i a l l y referred to the Program; i.e. fitness for work and commitment to a rehabilitation program. 2. That the Darwin City Council offer normal sick leave entitlements to employees who are willing to undertake rehabi 1 itation programs as an alternative to disciplinary action due to unsatisfactory work performance. 3. That the N.T. government be requested to implement Employee Assistance Programs which provide: <i) training for management, supervisory staff and union officials in the confrontation and referral of employees exhibiting unsatisfactory work performance; 11
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