Poor Performances and StressPosted in : How do I handle it NI on 21 February 2012
We have an employee who is not performing and has been spoken to informally about performance on a number of occasions. We were at the point of commencing a formal performance improvement plan, however the employee has now submitted a fit note citing that he is suffering from work related stress. The employee’s line manager thinks that the employee has set this up to avoid doing work. How do I handle it?
Sharon McArdle writes:
Generally speaking, a doctor’s certificate relating to an employee’s health should be accepted at face value unless there is very strong evidence to contradict it.
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