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Disciplinary action situations in an organization

There are numerous discipline issues that can arise in any organization. Listed below are different situations that could indicate the need for disciplinary action.

For each situation, indicate what type of disciplinary action would be appropriate and why. In your answer explain how your suggested approach to this situation would avoid any potential legal or ethical issues.

1) An employee has been missing staff meetings on a consistent basis. The supervisor has already issued an oral warning.
2) An employee has a 30% error rate in data entry for a high tech company.
3) An employee is absent from work, on a yearly average, 15% of the time.
4) An employee is arrested for drunk driving off duty.

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1) An employee has been missing staff meetings on a consistent basis. The supervisor has already issued an oral warning.

In this situation I would have a meeting with the employee and my manager. I would give the employee a written warning and have him or her sign it. If the problem is not fixed I would give a final written warning with clear intent to let go if the problem is not fixed. The reason I gave more than one warning is to make sure I have proof that the employee was ...

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