Informal Warnings – How Do I Handle It?Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 17 December 2019
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?
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