Discipline and Grievance
If you get this wrong you could face an Employment Tribunal
Following correct disciplinary procedures is vital to ensure disciplinary issues are
properly dealt with. If you get this wrong, you may need to face an Employment
Tribunal with a case flawed by poor disciplinary procedures or bad advice.
Proper arrangements to air employee grievances can
significantly improve your employee relations. All organisations should have
a grievance procedure in place to address employee's discontent.
The disciplinary and grievance procedures and advice on this page will give your organisation the
resources necessary to ensure you deal effectively with all employee discipline and
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This is a simple procedure which
meets all the necessary legal requirements, which you can download and
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Disciplinary Policy and
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This procedure has been written so you
can adapt it for your organisation. It has been updated in line with the
ACAS Code of Practice to include a section on mediation.
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Labour Relations Commission - Ireland
Code of Practice on Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures
Mediation - An Employers Guide
Chartered Institute Of Personnel and Development and ACAS guide providing
detailed information on implementing mediation in the workplace.
A dispute is a collective grievance raised by more than 1 member of staff. Some
organisations will deal with this as a collective grievance under the grievance
procedure. This is an alternative which is a separate Disputes procedure.