32A Employee staffing levels and remuneration

(1)

An annual report must include a report on the number of employees who were employed by the local authority—

(a)

on the last day of the financial year to which the report relates; and

(b)

on the last day of the immediately preceding financial year.

(2)

For each financial year, the report must state, as at the last day of that year,—

(a)

the number of full-time employees; and

(b)

the full-time equivalent number of all other employees; and

(c)

the number of employees receiving total annual remuneration of less than $60,000; and

(d)

the number of employees receiving total annual remuneration of $60,000 or more, expressed in bands of $20,000.

(3)

However, if the number of employees in any band to which subclause (2)(d) applies is 5 or fewer, the number for that band must be combined with the next-highest band and the statement in the report in relation to that subclause must be adjusted accordingly.

(4)

In subclause (2), total annual remuneration includes the value of any non-financial benefit that, during the year, was paid to an employee, or was payable to an employee, by the local authority.

(5)

The report requirement in this clause applies to—

(a)

the financial year ending 30 June 2013; and

(b)

each following financial year.

Schedule 10 clause 32A: inserted, on 5 December 2012, by section 39(4) of the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 93).