HRMN 408 Week 8 Discussion | Assignment Help | UMUC
1: Progressive Discipline [3 points for this discussion topic]
are the HR director of a company in the State of Maryland Department of Health
and Mental Hygiene. Your Supervisor comes to you and says that he is
having various issues with the office manager. Over the past few weeks, the
office manager has been arriving at work consistently late. His direct
supervisor has spoken to him several times about it, and the manager says that
he is having "personal issues". Sometimes during the day, although
his jacket is thrown over his chair in his office, no one can find him or reach
him for several hours at a time. The CEO suspects that he is slipping out of
work during the day to resolve other issues. Most of his reports are late, and
when he does turn them in, there are often frequent errors in the
Supervisor wants to terminate the office manager immediately, but is willing to
listen to your advice on progressive discipline and what should be done with
is also concerned that the employee might retaliate by claiming discrimination,
since he is part of a minority group.
Based on Maryland state law, write out a plan, for your Supervisor including
steps of progressive discipline, timing, documentation, and ultimately, termination,
if the earlier steps do not achieve the needed results.
Include steps that can be taken and documentation that may be needed to protect
the company against a possible claim of discrimination.
must substantively respond to two colleagues.
a minimum of two HR/legal references to support your conclusions. Here
are a few to get you started.
http://www.washlaw.edu/uslaw/ [Link to all state
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