November 2011
People Management;Nov2011, p21
The author offers legal opinion related to human resources management. It describes reasonable disciplinary conduct as a fair and impartial act of employers when investigating an allegation against an employee in order to avoid tribunals, according to Eugene Wojciechowski, a partner at Manches LLP. The legal implications of insisting on using English language at work as in the case of Unipart distribution center are tackled aside from the agency worker regulations enforced in October 1, 2011.


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