Innocent Until Proven GuiltyPosted in : How do I handle it NI on 15 May 2012
How do I handle when alleged criminal offences arise in the workplace?
Niall McSorley writes:
All employers are aware of the requirements when disciplining employees, since they obtained statutory recognition in the Employment (NI) Order (Dispute Resolution) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004. The requirements being that;
- The allegations are investigated;
- The employee must be informed of the allegations in writing;
- There must be a disciplinary hearing, at which the employee has a write to be accompanied by a work colleague or trade union representative;
- The employee must receive written confirmation of the outcome;
- The employee must receive a right to appeal.
Case law has expanded upon the
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