A disciplinary procedure is used by an employer to address an employee's conduct or performance. A grievance procedure is used to deal with a problem or complaint that an employee raises.
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What is a disciplinary procedure?
It is a formal way for you to deal with an employee’s conduct. This may include an act of gross misconduct or a performance issue. You should try to resolve an issue in an informal way before stepping up to formal proceedings.
What is an employee grievance?
This is where an employee makes a complaint about a colleague or a business procedure or decision. You should take a grievance seriously and will need to have in place a process to help you deal with it.