Disciplining Employees for Activities Outside the WorkplacePosted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 13 April 2010 Issues covered:
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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