Grievance Raised During Investigation or Disciplinary Proceedings - Key Considerations

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 8 February 2016
Emer O'Sullivan
Crowley Solicitors
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A scenario which often arises for employers during the course of an investigation or disciplinary process is that an employee raises a grievance, either in relation to the process itself or in relation to some other related or unrelated matter and an employer must determine how best to handle this grievance. This article looks at some some practical considerations for employers in this scenario. 

The first step is for employers to look to their grievance and disciplinary procedure for guidance regarding the policy and custom and practice approach to this issue. 

The Industrial Relations Act, 1990 (Code of Practice on Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures) (Declaration) Order, 2000

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Emer O'Sullivan
Crowley Solicitors

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