The Essential Elements of the Disciplinary Rules and Procedures

Posted in : The Essential Elements of the Employee Handbook on 5 March 2019
Leeanne Armstrong
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This month, Leeanne Armstrong continues the handbook series with a look at one of the key parts of the employee handbook – Disciplinary Rules and Procedures.

Leeanne reminds us that beyond providing the basic legal minimum, the creation of a comprehensive disciplinary procedure can also prove invaluable to employers managing misconduct and dealing with challenges to sanctions by employees. This article sets out the fundamental elements of the disciplinary rules and procedures, taking into account the requirement to comply with the statutory three-step dismissal and disciplinary procedures (the "Statutory Procedures") that remain in force in Northern Ireland.

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