Statutory Questionnaires - How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 20 July 2021
Patricia Rooney
Issues covered: Disciplinary and Grievance; Statutory Questionnaire

“I am a HR Manager in a company where we have recently completed a grievance process with an employee who had made allegations of discrimination on the grounds of their religion: their complaint was not upheld.  We have now received a statutory questionnaire from the employee. I have never received such a document before.  How do I handle this?”

An individual may use the questions procedure regarding complaints of discrimination on the grounds of religious belief or political opinion as set out in Article 44 of the Fair Employment and Treatment (Northern Ireland) order 1998 (the “Order”). A similar question procedure is available where an individual complains that they had been

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This article is correct at 20/07/2021

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