What is the minimum for an employer when dismissing an employee with fewer than 12 months' service who has passed their probation?Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 7 December 2018
Please would you clarify the minimum procedural action that an NI employer in the private sector should take when dismissing an employee with fewer than 12 months' service or less than 12 months' service who has actually passed their probationary period? I refer to a case which does not involve discrimination or whistleblowing, but what are the risks for an employer who takes a more hire-and-fire approach in these circumstances?
Seamus: This is a query that I get on a fairly regular basis in terms of I'll get a call from an HR practitioner or from a client saying, "They're not here the 12
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