Explore how to prepare and manage professional conduct in disciplinary situations where people are represented formally by others. Learn how union or employee representation occurs at individual and collective levels, and how this is an important aspect for HR to manage with fairness and compliance.
- In many elements of organizational life, … we will come across behaviors, actions and incidents … where there appears to be a breach. … We may see violations of company codes, ethics, … contractual obligations, policies or processes. … Something like an employee falsifying expenses, … receiving gifts from clients … or behaving rudely towards others. … So how do we handle those types of violations? … How does an HR professional deal with inappropriate … conduct and discipline? … There is normally a chain of events that leads HR … to become involved. … This is normally some form of report … or complaint with evidence. … HR then considers the report and evidence … and takes action depending on the situation. … For example, if there's a dangerous situation, … like physical assault on a colleague, HR immediately acts … to create safety for all involved. … Or if there is a need to suspend someone whilst awaiting … an investigation, that is acted upon. … It could be a situation where there is a potential loss …
Note: This course is the first in a LinkedIn Learning series aligned with the “People Practice” core knowledge area of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).