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Managing Employee Misconduct Over The Festive Season

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By Nikita Barsby, Special Counsel, Lauren Wright, Lawyer and Miette Xamon, Law Clerk

Business codes of conduct apply equally during work Christmas parties and social occasions

Misconduct in the workplace can take many forms and can range in severity from poor behaviour or attitude, to theft, assault or health and safety breaches. Dealing with misconduct and making decisions to take disciplinary action or terminate an employee’s employment can be difficult at the best of times, let alone in the busy lead-up to Christmas. Read More