Where an employee is not performing, does formal action follow its own policy or fall under disciplinary or grievance procedures?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 6 December 2011
|If an employee is not performing to a level which an employer is reasonably entitled to expect, it would be important for a performance improvement process to be initiated with the employee. The objective of this process is to afford the employee a reasonable opportunity to improve prior to taking any form of disciplinary action. An employer may have its own performance improvement policy which prescribes the process. |
However, if there is no such policy in place, the employer should write to the employee in question and outline its concerns regarding his/her performance. The employee should be advised to consider these issues and his/her responses in advance of a meeting with his/her
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