Disciplinary Action is a method of dealing with an employee's misconduct; it is an employer's response to poor or unprofessional conduct by an employee. When an employee violates corporate rules and regulations, disciplinary actions are taken. The severity of disciplinary actions depends on the gravity of the incident the employee caused.
What are Some Forms of Disciplinary Actions?
Performance reviews and evaluations
What Kinds of Behaviors Cause Employers to Take Disciplinary Actions?
Acts of violence
Destruction of company property
Breaking company rules and policies
What is a Good Disciplinary Actions Policy?
Good disciplinary actions policy should include the following:
Clearly outlined company rules and policies.
At-will employment statement
Details of disciplinary actions
Explanation and consequences of breaking policies and rules.
Employee’s and employer’s rights