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I have been suspended by my employer for a discussion I had
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Hi I am a manager who has had a grievance lodged by a current
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i have been suspended from work at a continuos care work place.
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I am employed as a midwife in an NHS Trust. In March of this
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My wife is a nurse in the NHS and has recently been through
My wife is a nurse in the NHS and has recently been through a disciplinary process that took 8 months. During this period she was not given much support and the policy and procedures were not adhered … read more
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Hi, I have been suspended from work for the last 3 weeks under
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from the 3rd October 2011 I have been suspended from my job
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During a disciplinary process I raised a formal grievance prior
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i asked this question and am waiting for answer e abut I would
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