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How can businesses react when an employee seeks compensation for a grievance
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How can businesses react when an employee seeks compensation for a grievance

Billy Muir, Managing Director of LBJ consultants Ltd explains how a grievance procedure has works using a real case study.  This employee was currently off work ill and had raised an informal grievance with the CEO, as the grievance involved their manager.  They had been off work before our client introduced the new policies. Therefore, they had to hear the grievance using the old policies. The employee was claiming that they had been bullied by their manager and other staff members.  The employee had been called to a meeting about her poor performance prior to going off work ill. We advised the client that they should meet with the employee, for a welfare meeting, to discuss their absence, but this should not be done by the employee’s manager at this time.  W...