The 'warn-warn-dismiss' is the mantra we all know as the basis for a fair dismissal in cases of misconduct or poor performance, but what about when the employer is contemplating dismissal because of sickness absence?

Many employers do not have a separate policy for managing sickness absence, and giving warnings when an employee is absent for work because of ill health may strike the wrong note.

Lucy McLynn gives here view.

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Posted on 27/04/2016 in BWB Publications

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