Handling Discipline and Grievance


This seminar covers:

  • the purpose of disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • the law and good practice
  • drawing up a disciplinary and grievance procedure
  • handling disciplinary issues
  • handling grievance matters

Learning objectives

At the end of this seminar participants will be able to:

  • identify the main sources of law that apply to disciplinary and grievance activities
  • describe the main steps within the Statutory Dismissal and Disciplinary procedures and the steps involved in handling disciplinary and grievance processes
  • describe the requirements for handling workplace grievances contained within the LRA Code of Practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures
  • explain the good practice components required to develop and implement fair procedures for handling disciplinary and grievance processes

The seminar will last for 2.5 hours.

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.

028 9032 1442

Monday - Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Contact Us

Please note that we cannot deal with employment-related enquiries by e-mail. To receive information or advice about an employment-related issue, please telephone our Helpline on Belfast 90 321442 where an officer will speak with you directly about your query. Please note that the Agency can arrange the services of an interpreter if required.

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