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The claimant was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct and in particular.
If an employee is employed by an ROI company but based in N.I. under whose employment law jurisdiction do they fall for paternity leave for example? Alternatively, if the employee is employed in NI but works in ROI, which level of national minimum wage (NMW) would apply, for example?
Do we have to obtain a medical report to confirm whether an employee suffering from stress is fit to attend a disciplinary hearing related to his alleged misconduct?
Can an Employee on Long Term Sick Leave Still be Considered for Redundancy? What Precautions Should Employer Take?
When an employer gives a verbal warning for misconduct to an employee after a disciplinary does this also need to be communicated to the employee in writing or only recorded for the organisation’s own purposes? Is it procedurally correct, if an employee continues to be disciplined, to give a verbal warning, then first written warning, followed by second written warning and then dismissal?
Can an employer change any policies and procedures within the organisation, without consulting with staff, as long as it is communicated to them afterwards?
Must an employee on suspension while a disciplinary investigation is carried out remain available for work, or can they take a holiday during this period?
It has come to the attention of the company that an employee has put on Facebook derogatory comments about their manager. The Facebook page is set to private; however, a colleague who is a friend on Facebook viewed the comment and informed management and would like to be kept anonymous. How can HR approach this situation?
We have a query regarding workplace investigations and fairness of procedure. If an investigation is carried out by two investigation officers and they report to an investigation manager can that manager hear the case if he agrees there is a case to answer or must we refer it to a new manager to chair a disciplinary panel?
Can we offer employees a car allowance where previously we provided a company car?
Can an employee refuse to log on to Facebook via shoulder surfing?