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Hi. I am facing a disciplinary hearing at work this Thursday 18th April but i'm not quite sure what the offences are exactly to be honest. I already had one in Jan and was given a warning which i presume was my first one - I got an email about it saying next offence could be up to and dismissal and the warning stays on my file till July. I thought it was 3 warnings but I believe that was my first and Thursday would be my 2nd. I have been there since August last year but things are not nice there so I do want to leave. I really feel that i will be dismissed but can you give me any advise at all and can I resign/hand in my notice before the hearing? As i would rather resign then be sacked. Any advice would be great. Thanks!
Thanks. I just dont know where I stand on the warning stage? Like I say I had one in Jan and got a email back. So was that a written warning?
Not sure if I got verbal or not? but have only had one incident prior to this. My company is not the best with communicating with there staff!! So they cant refuse my notice? What do you think would be best for me to do...? Sorry for all the questions!
Thanks for your reply. I will leave feedback but can you ask another question or do you leave feedback at the end? I will find out about the allegations and where I stand on the warnings front and let you know...Is that OK?
Sure...Just letting you know, I just received this tonight FYI.
You are required to attend a disciplinary meeting at the centre on Thursday 18 April at 9am.
will conduct the meeting and and a member of the Human Resources team will be in attendance for note taking purposes.
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the following:
This is in accordance with the company’s disciplinary procedure as outlined in Section D3 of the staff handbook.
You must advise me as soon as possible if you are unable to attend this hearing.
As detailed in the staff handbook, you are entitled to be accompanied to this hearing by a work colleague of your choice or a trade union representative certified as qualified to act as a representative in these matters. Should you wish to take this option you will need to make your own arrangements. Should you wish to exercise this right, please contact by Wednesday 17 April so that arrangements can be made to provide relevant cover.