Problems at work, types of workers,dismissals and redundancy . How do business grievance procedures help to resolve disagreements ? Fair and unfair dismissals. Other definitions, like types of contracts and core vs. peripheral workers. Problems at work.
Contract of employment (see example)...is legally binding
It will contain information on grievance and disciplinary procedures, or where this information can be found
employment contract = a legal document that sets out the terms and conditions governing a worker’s job.
An employer will usually institute a formal disciplinary process in cases where an employee has committed a serious breach of their contract, or where a resolution cannot be found informally to a problem.
Poor quality of work, constant lateness, not turning up for work, turning up drunk for work, or theft would all constitute serious breaches of contract.
If an employee is legally sacked for a good reason, this is known as fair dismissal. If they are sacked for no good reason, this is unfair dismissal (and will lead to compensation plus damages).
An employee can only legally be dismissed for the following reasons:
Temporaryemploymentcontract – for a fixedamount of time, forexample, 6 months
Flexi-time contract - allowsstafftowork at times convenienttoemployers and employees
Part-time employmentcontract– isforlessthan a full week of work, usuallylessthan 40 hours
Outsourcing– notemployingstaffdirectly, insteadyou use anoutside
Teleworking– staffworkingfrom home butkeepingcontactwiththe office bymeans of IT communications
A check of theexistingqualifications of existingemployees
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