Overlap of disciplinary and grievance issues

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Employers report that some of the most challenging HR situations occur when an allegation of misconduct (or a poor performance) becomes intertwined with a grievance raised by the person whose conduct or performance is under scrutiny.

On this page we look at the key issues to consider in these circumstances.

For further information on the proper handling of grievances in the workplace see Grievances.

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