Removal of an Employee at the Request of a Client: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 20 March 2018
Patricia Rooney
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We have a number of service contracts with large organisations in Northern Ireland.  One of our major clients has asked us to remove our employee from their site.  The client has not complained about the employee’s work performance but instead about allegations of criminal activity against the employee, which were published in a local newspaper.  How do I handle it?

I would suggest you look at the contract with your client to see what rights the client has to dictate which of your employees can work on their site, and in what circumstances they can ask you to remove your employee. In the absence of any specific written agreement with your client, I imagine you would still

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