5. Unauthorised Absence

Managing Unauthorised Absence

If an employee does not turn up for work and does not contact you to explain why, what should you do? This situation can and does arise frequently, not only does it impact the running of the business, it can be extremely frustrating.

We will look at:

how to try to prevent this sort of situation arising in the first place how to deal with this situation. Preventing Unauthorised Absence

The best way to prevent unauthorised absence is to have clear rules around absence notification and to ensure that employees are aware of the possible consequences of unauthorised absence.

You should include unauthorised absence in your disciplinary procedure under gross misconduct. This will give you ultimate flexibility and...

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How do you deal with unauthorised absence i.e. when someone goes AWOL and just does not turn up at work.

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