When disciplinary allegations are put to an employee, should the employer reference the specific incident or the breach of policy when drafting the notification letter?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 7 November 2017
Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox

The Labour Relations Agency has set out some helpful guidance for employers in relation to codes of practice concerning disciplinary and grievance procedures. According to this guidance, an employer should draw up a statement of grounds for action and invitation to a meeting. This statement should set out in writing the employee’s alleged conduct or characteristics, or other circumstances, which led the employer to contemplate dismissing or taking disciplinary action against the employee. The employer then must send the statement or a copy of it to the employee, and invite the employee to

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Chris Fullerton
Arthur Cox

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