Informal Warnings – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 17 December 2019
Employment Team at Tughans
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I am an HR manager and we have had a recent incident in the office, where a number of employees stayed after hours and drank excessively, one of them acted inappropriately, startling another employee who was still working.  I do not want to discipline these employees, but can I write a warning note about their behaviour and put it on their files to refer to, if needed in any future disciplinary proceedings?  I want them to know that the business takes this kind of behaviour seriously.  How do I handle it?

Your question is not an unusual one, given the festivities that are under way at this time of year.  However, the simple answer to your question, is no.  If you

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