Gross Misconduct

An act of misconduct which permits an employer to dismiss an employee on the first occurrence of the offence is usually viewed as Gross Misconduct.  Although the definition of gross misconduct is likely to vary from company to company, in general it includes offences such as theft, physical violence, very serious breaches of health and safety rules, etc.

  • Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures - 3rd April 2011
  • Telephone Enquiry Point

    The Agency’s Enquiry Point is available to employers, employees, trade unions and others. Enquiry Point advisors provide information and advice on a wide range of employment matters. The Enquiry Point is also an important contact point for identifying circumstances, or clients, who would benefit from being referred to other Agency services.

    The Enquiry Point provides clear, confidential, independent and impartial advice to assist the caller in resolving issues in the workplace.

    While the advisors cannot provide a legal opinion they can help callers gain a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities as well as identifying possible options to help resolve their issues.

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