I have been asked to attend a gross misconduct hearing. The company procedure states that all parties should receive at least 5 working days notice of the meeting but I have only been given 4. It also states that the meeting must be convened within 25 working days of the incident. By the time we have the meeting it will be 26 days. If they have not followed their procedure to the letter around timings should I consider not attending the meeting or do I have options?
Hello,Not attending the meeting would be deemed unreasonable on your part unless you have other reasons not to. A difference of a day here or there would not be fatal to the company, unless you can show this caused you detriment, and if so, how and why.Hope this helps
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