Employers and employees may take informal actions to resolve an issue early, especially if the matter is not serious, is a one-off, or is unlikely to happen again.
Warnings can be a useful tool when managing performance or taking disciplinary action. It is recommended that all warnings be recorded in writing so that there are no misunderstandings.
Sometimes employee behaviour may be inappropriate and an employer needs to deal with it.
Early Resolution is a free phone-based service that helps resolve a workplace issue early, quickly and informally.
A personal grievance is a type of complaint that an employee may bring against a current or former employer.
Mediation is when both parties work voluntarily with an independent mediator to resolve issues via free Employment Mediation Services.
Records of settlement
When parties reach a resolution about an employment dispute or problem, they can formally record it in a Record of Settlement.
The Labour Inspectorate enforces and monitors minimum employment standards.