So an employee acts in a manner that is not consistent with your business principles and goals. How do you react? Having a consistently applied disciplinary procedure policies in place can help avoid many headaches. Many employment disputes start with an employee simply perceiving some unfairness in the execution of disciplinary measures. Having a policy with specifically enumerated actions in response to such conduct increases the chances that HR and management follow the same procedures in every situation. It will also increase the visibility of the policy's effectiveness and perception of evenhandedness amongst employees.
Developing an effective progressive discipline policy requires a careful approach that is tailored to your unique needs and business structure. The attorneys at WLG can help you develop and implement a policy that will help you to avoid unnecessary complications in the future.