How to… Conduct a Disciplinary InterviewPosted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 25 September 2017 Issues covered:
Strange though it may seem, adherence to procedure is influential in the majority of third-party dismissal determinations. Indeed, such judgements frequently focus more on the procedural provisions than the case’s merits. Not surprisingly then, in 2015 the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) issued instructions to employers availing of their services in dismissal cases that - prior to hearing - they:
‘… must set out the facts of the events leading to the dismissal including, where relevant, disciplinary meeting(s) held, investigation undertaken, disciplinary hearing(s) conducted, internal appeal(s) conducted ...’
This instruction goes to the heart of many unfair dismissal judgements,
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