If an employee refuses to sign minutes of meeting - then what should employer do as precaution?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 6 May 2015
Arthur Cox
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The Labour Relations Agency’s (the “LRA”) Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures (the “Code”) emphasises the need to keep written records, including formal minutes of meetings. However, the Code is silent on anything else as regards minutes, including what should be included or even as to the method of recording. The Code doesn’t provide any guidance on the signing of minutes.

However, ACAS (the equivalent to the LRA in GB) advise that minutes should be reviewed and then signed by interviewees to ensure accuracy. No guidance is given by ACAS on how to deal with the situation where the employee refuses to sign a copy of the minutes. If an employee refuses to sign a copy of

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