Dumfries and Galloway councillors have voted to adopt a Fair Treatment at Work policy.
They passed the motion at a meeting of the Policy and Resources committee on Tuesday, November 5.
The policy reaffirmed the council’s commitment to creating a positive working environment for all staff.
The committee also unilaterally agreed to adopt a Domestic Abuse Policy for the council.
The agreement of the Domestic Abuse Policy cements the council’s commitments as set out in the Domestic Abuse Action Plan and Strategic Framework 2012-15. Councillors praised the work done as part of the framework. The agreement of the Domestic Abuse Policy illustrates the council’s commitment to ensuring it supports employees experiencing domestic abuse.