Handling Appeals

Time and Place
Start Time:Tuesday, May 15, 2018 2:00 PM
End Time:Tuesday, May 15, 2018 4:00 PM
Held By:Barbados Employers' Confederation
Location:Barbados Employers' Confederation
Regular Admission:$275.00 Early Bird / $275.00 Late Bird



One critical component of the Progressive Disciplinary Process which is often missed by Employers is the Appeals Process. The Employment Right Act sets out that an employer cannot dismiss an employee for any reason relating to capability or conduct without informing the employee of the accusation made against them and giving him/her an opportunity to state their case; known as the right to be heard. An employee has the right as per the Employment Rights Act to appeal.

Participants Will Learn

• Stages of the progressive disciplinary process

• The concept of wrongful dismissal and unfair dismissal

• Understanding the right to appeal: It’s importance under the ERA

• Uncertainties of the ERA: Interpretations of the Act for handling appeals

• Who is Involved in the appeals process and their role

Who Should Attend

• Senior Managers

• Human Resources Personnel

• Administrative Officers/ Professionals

• Business Executives

• Line Managers and Supervisors

• Heads of Departments

How can this be applied

• Ensuring compliance with legislation

• Updating of relevant documentation i.e. employee handbooks

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