Is it acceptable to allow a Union Rep to speak on an employee’s behalf in a disciplinary hearing, when I would prefer to hear directly from the employee?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 1 October 2013 Issues covered: The right to be represented in a disciplinary hearing is an extremely important aspect of fair procedures, and a trade union representative is entitled to make submissions on the employee’s behalf. However, an employer is entitled to ask an employee direct questions to which the employee must respond. Back to Q&A's This article is correct at 02/09/2015
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