Records of the RCOG Staff Committee

Scope and Content

Records of the RCOG Staff Committee, including notes of its constitution and terms of reference, meeting papers (from 1976), and programmes and posters for the annual staff Christmas Party.

Administrative / Biographical History

The RCOG Staff Committee was first established in June 1976 as the Joint Staff Committee, and later renamed the Staff Committee. Its aims and objectives were to:1) Act as a liaison body between staff, management and the officers of the RCOG and affiliated organisations2) Provide a forum for staff to express concerns or give recommendations3) Participate in the decision making process concerning employment, working practices and general welfare of staff4) Advise on the content of procedures, personnel matters and employment related policies5) Act as a consultative body for health and safety issues in the College as required by the appropriate legislation6) To organise social activities for staffThe Committee consisted of departmental representatives nominated by election, one head of department representative, one union representative member, a representative from senior management and the Honorary Secretary as the ex-officio member. Staff Committee is elected to take office every other year, with representatives elected for two years. The Committee meets four times a year to discuss workforce matters such as disciplinary policy, diversity and equal opportunities, as well as more practical issues relating to the working environment at the College (such as catering and facilities).

Arrangement

Chronological

Conditions Governing Access

Permission from RCOG senior management via College Archivist is required for access to these records.

Acquisition Information

Internal transfers from the College Secretary's Office and Chief Executive's Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of the RCOG. Reproductions available from the College Archivist.

Related Material

RCOG/A8/5/22 Copies of staff handbooks from 1987-1996