Disciplining Employees for Activities Outside the Workplace

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 13 April 2010
Aoife Bradley
LK Shields
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Dealing with misconduct in the workplace is, unfortunately, an issue that most employers will have to address at one stage or another. Increasingly, however, employers find themselves in situations where they wish to (or are required to) address misconduct that occurs outside the hours and place of employment. Employers who find themselves in such a situation ought to proceed with caution as dealing with such misconduct is often more complex than dealing with misconduct in the workplace.

Misconduct and Dismissal

Where an employee is being disciplined for misconduct outside of work, the misconduct ought generally be of a type which reflects in some fashion upon the employer/employee

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Aoife Bradley
LK Shields

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