In a disciplinary hearing has a respondent a right to cross examine the complainant?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 5 July 2011
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The Labour Relations Commission's Code of Practice on Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures, which, while not binding, should be followed by employers as it prescribes best practice, provides that the procedures for dealing with disciplinary issues must comply with the general principles of natural justice and fair procedures. This means that the employee who is the subject of a disciplinary investigation must be given the opportunity to respond fully to any allegations or complaints.

At a minimum, allegations or complaints should be set out in writing and the source of the allegations or complaint should be made clear to the employee. Depending on the circumstances, it may be that the

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