How to treat expired warnings when considering dismissal
Monday 20th of March 2017 09:00
“The tricky subject of employers taking in to account expired warnings when reaching a decision to dismiss has been considered in a recent case. Until now, the general rule of thumb was that once a previous warning has expired, it should not be taken into account unless or until considering mitigation. This recent case, though, has said that in some situations, a decision to dismiss may still be fair even if the expired warning is considered in relation to the main issue of dismissal.