Managing Employee Relations: Employee Discipline (Principles of…
Managing Employee Relations:
Conducting Displinary Investigation:
1.Determine whether an investigation is necessary
2.Determine whether interim relief is necessary.
Determine who should conduct the investigation.
Preserve, obtain, and review all relevant documents.
5.Review potential legal issues.
Determine time and place to conduct investigation
7.Interview individuals with knowledge of facts.
8.Prepare an investigation report.
Take appropriate action
: Correcting behavioral deficiencies and ensure adherence to established company rules
Late comings, awol, theft, dishonesty, Failure to act in accordance to the rules or policies
Maintain trust and respect,
Improve employees’ performance,
Develop a spirit of tolerance and enthusiasm
Supervisors & line managers are responsible for displining employee.
: correct unacceptable behaviour and promotes appropriate behaviours, stay focused towards his work
*Causes of Indiscipline
: *Lack of proper leadership, Lack of supervision, Violation of rights of employees, Employer’s attitude, Lack of communication etc
Factors to consider when disciplining:
Seriousness of the problem, Duration of the problem, Frequency and nature of the problem, Extenuating factors, Degree of socialisation, History of the company’s discipline practices, Management support
1.Issue Charge Sheet
2.Consideration of Explanation
3.Suspension Pending Enquiry
4.Holding of Enquiry
5.Order of Punishment
Administrative procedures to follow up during termination/dismissal:
1.Pay off any salary/ salaries due
4.Handing down of work
Principles of Discipline
1) Verbal Warning
2) Written Warning
3)Investigation before the Discipline
5)Proof of Guilt
6)Absence of Discrimination
The conduct of legal proceedings that addresses the fairness of means used to determine employee wrongdoing and/or disciplinary measures.
Hot Stove Rule
What happens in a termination of an employee due to misconduct
Termination due to misconduct
2.Holding an inquiry
3.Actions after an inquiry