Tag: Discipline


Police chief wants control of disciplinary process

August 11, 2023

Via: Personnel Today

Met chief commissioner Mark Rowley, with the support of the chief constables of three of the other largest police forces in England and Wales, told the Home Office that the present system was a “legalistic, bureaucratic and expensive minefield” that […]


Court Upholds Arbitrator’s Reinstatement of Employee Fired for Positive Drug Test

October 28, 2021

Via: HR Hero

A federal district court in Massachusetts recently issued a decision that serves as a good reminder to employers to review their policies related to employee drug or alcohol use both on and off duty and ensure they are consistently applied. […]


NLRB Changes Course, Sets New Standard on Profane Outbursts

July 23, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a ruling making it easier to discipline or fire employees for offensive speech. In the July 21 decision, the NRLB moved to resolve a conflict that sometimes arises between two worker protection […]

Research, Software

Pitfalls of Zero-Tolerance Policies

July 17, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Zero-tolerance policies are a good thing, right? Because of the many workplace misconduct scandals that have become public in recent months, employers are taking harder looks at how they handle harassment allegations, from addressing complaints to carrying out discipline for […]

Communication, Software

What Is Positive Discipline?

February 22, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Facing the prospect of disciplining an employee, many managers would rather … not. Having difficult conversations like this is one of the more frustrating and cumbersome (and, let’s face it, sometimes awkward) tasks a manager faces. And for HR managers, […]

Workplace wellness

Poor performance, bad behavior: Handling 2 very different problem employees

October 14, 2016

Via: HR Morning

Dealing with problem employees invariably involves one of two issues: Performance or behavior. And your managers need to know how to handle each. Here’s a primer. Behavior problems Performance problems sometimes have a behavior component (a subpar salesperson is chronically […]