Look Before You Leap: Cautionary Tales on Handling Disciplinary and Grievance Issues

    View Authors September 2013
    A couple of cases caught our attention this month – one cautions employers against jumping to conclusions when handling gross misconduct dismissals and the other acts as a reminder that workers have an absolute right to choose their companion when attending a disciplinary and grievance hearing. Neither case is earth shattering, but they both contain useful practical guidance for employers when handling day-to-day disciplinary and grievance issues.