Anonymous Complaint About Drug Use: How do I handle it?Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 21 January 2020
For January 2020, we have asked the employment team at Tughans to provide practical answers to unusual, sensitive or complex work-related queries. We call this feature “How do I handle it?”
The articles are aimed at HR professionals and other managers who may need to deal from time to time with the less common place disputes at work; issues that may, if handled incorrectly, lead to claims of discrimination or constructive dismissal or some other serious difficulty.
I am an HR Manager at a large organisation and have received an anonymous complaint about one of our employees using recreational drugs at work. The employee is office based. How do I handle it?
I suggest that your
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