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What is a fair disciplinary procedure?
Last Updated: 2nd January, 2020
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Regarding this, what are the stages of disciplinary procedures?
A Step by Step Disciplinary Procedure-From Verbal Warning to Dismissal
- Informal counselling.
- Fair procedures and natural justice.
- Stage 1-Verbal warning.
- Stage 2-First Written Warning.
- Stage 3-Second Written Warning.
- Stage 4-Final Written Warning.
- Stage 5-Dismissal or action short of dismissal.
Likewise, what is a fair procedure for dismissal? In order to be fairly dismissed, the employer must apply a fair procedure (disciplinary procedure) and have a substantively fair reason that warrants dismissal. It involves the balancing of competing and sometimes conflicting interests of the employer, on the one hand, and the employee on the other.
Secondly, what does disciplinary procedure mean?
A disciplinary procedure is a process for dealing with perceived employee misconduct. Organisations will typically have a wide range of disciplinary procedures to invoke depending on the severity of the transgression. Disciplinary procedures vary between informal and formal processes.
What are the 5 fair reasons for dismissal?
The five potentially fair reasons for dismissal are: capability or qualifications; conduct; redundancy; where continued employment would contravene the law; and “some other substantial reason”. A dismissal can also be constructive, where an employee resigns in response to his or her employer's breach of contract.