Joint Council for Wales
The Joint Council for Wales (JCW) is an all Wales forum where the
Local Authority Employers in Wales and the relevant Trades Unions meet on
workforce issues of mutual concern and interest.
The role of the JCW is to:
issues of key importance to local government in Wales in its employment
seek consensus and share best practice around workforce issues.
more detailed examination of particular issues.
joint advice and guidance on specific workforce issues.
about relevant changes and developments.
the joint voice of Welsh local government and it’s trades unions to be
heard by a range of Welsh and UK external agencies.
the progress of UK and Welsh initiatives in Wales.
the work of the Joint Secretaries in seeking to resolve local disputes.
Meetings are held bi-annually and membership is strictly governed by the
constitution. Elected members are nominated from each WLGA member and associate
member authority, and the Heads of HR for each authority sit in an ex-officio
Programme Support Officer