INTERNAL EMPLOYEE RELATIONS. Internal Employees Relations Defined Human resource activities...
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INTERNAL EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
Internal Employees Relations DefinedHuman resource activities associated with movement of employees within firm after they become organizational members.
Internal Employee Relations ActivitiesPromotionsTransferDemotionsResignationDischargeLayoffRetirementDisciplineDisciplinary actions
How employers can protect themselvesThey not provide the statements suggesting job security or permanent employmentClearly defining workers dutiesConducting realistic performance appraisals on a regular basis.A person should not be employed without a signed acknowledgment of the at- will disclaimer
Discipline and disciplinary actionDiscipline- state of employee self-control and orderly conductDisciplinary action- invokes penalty against employee who fails to meet the establishment standards.
Effective disciplinary actionAddress employees wrongful behaviorShould not be applied haphazardlyNot usually managements initial response to a problemNormally, there are more positive ways of convincing employees to follow to company policies.
The disciplinary action process
Disciplinary ActionWord discipline comes from word disciplineTranslated from Latin, it means, to teachIntent of disciplinary action should be to ensure recipient sees disciplinary action as learning process
Approaches to disciplinary actionHot stove ruleProgressive disciplinary actionDisciplinary action without punishment
Hot stove rule
Burns immediatelyProvides warningGives consistent punishmentBurns impersonally
Progressive disciplinary action
Ensure minimum penalty appropriate to offense is imposedModel developed in response to Employment Act 1955Involves answering series of questions about severity of offense
Suggested guidelines for disciplinary actions Offences Requiring First, An Oral Warning, Second, A Written Warning, And Third, TerminationNegligence in the performance of dutiesUn authorized absence from jobInefficiency in the performance of jobsOffences Requiring A Written Warning, And The TerminationSleeping on the jobFailure to report to work one of two days in a row without notificationNegligent use of propertyOffences Requiring Immediate Termination TheftFighting on the jobFalsifying time cardFailure to report to work three days in a row without notification
Disciplinary action without punishmentProcess of giving worker time off with pay to think about whether he or she wants to follows the rules and continue working to the companyEmployee violets rule, manager issues oral reminderRepetition brings written reminder
Problems in administration of disciplinary actionLack of trainingFearGuiltLoss of frienship
Disciplinary Action AdviceManagers often avoid disciplinary action, even when it is in companys best interest.Proper time and place to administer disciplinary actionMany supervisors may be to lenient early in disciplinary action process and too strict later