Summary (instant) dismissal for gross or very serious misconduct may be necessary,
depending on the circumstances. Management should seek advice before taking this
Allegation of serious misconduct – procedure
The manager is to investigate the alleged offence thoroughly, including talking
to witnesses, if any.
The manager should ask the employee for their response to the allegation
(taking notes of this discussion) and allow them to have representation. The
manager should also have a witness present. The manager shall give genuine
consideration to the employee’s response and circumstances.
If still appropriate, following a thorough investigation, the manager can
terminate/dismiss the employee.
The manager should keep a file of all evidence collected and action taken in
Australian Hardware will send the employee a letter of termination noting brief
09/2013 – Lynn Lee (Finance Manager Wollongong)
Audrey Wu, I have shown the policy of our company, if you had tried everything that
you told me in this email, you should let the staff go because first of all you might
keep the image of the company clean and keep the company growing together with
all the employees like a TEAM.
WEEK 4 – Part C
Prepare a written reflection in which you:
Evaluate your performance:
I have Demonstrated The Following