No simple solution to fix ‘a calamity’
employee but also as a respected community member.”
Mr Tindale said although there was no easy way to resolve the issues, the council’s decisions in September were a step forward.
“Several recommendations are made that are intended to help resolve what has become an extraordinarily complex human relations issue,” he wrote in the agenda. The recommendations are limited in their nature because there is no simple solution that will fix what has been a calamity for many.”
The council authorised Mr Tindale to settle Mr Wells’ industrial matter relating to the nonpayment of tool and vehicle allowance, which is estimated to cost between $10,000 and $15,000.
The Shire will also assist Mr Wells “to the fullest extent possible” by providing a statement to the Shire’s insurers on the events that led to Mr Wells’ compensation claim.