My partner has been told he will have a disiplinary due to 6 absenses but that was 2 months ago do they have a time limit in which they have to do a displinary in?
Sorry to hear that they are all due to illness. Some companies now have sickness policies and back to work interviews after sick leave? is this the case for you? *If so, the first place to look at is the company sickness policy to see what their rules are. *If not ask your manager why you have been put through this. 6 days off over a period of a year does not seem too much to me.*
I work at a supermarket and was threatened with a disciplinary meeting but it never happened in the end so maybe their employer has decided not to bother....
Sounds ridiculous is all I can say.
You can ask to see the absence policy. Mostly they are quite strict with even 2 or 3 absences in a 12 month rolling period triggering a verbal warning. Worth joining a trade union as they will accompany and assist which could be useful if there are mitigating circumstances.
They did have a time limit on when they could take something to disciplinary level when I worked there, but that was a very long time ago.
If he hasn't had (m)any other disciplinary hearings then I wouldn't be too worried if they do want to pursue the matter as it's likely to end in a verbal warning at worst. That said, the majority of the absences were due to illness that could have been spread to other staff members or, heaven forbid, customers; if it does go to a hearing, make sure he stresses that point as everything said is recorded and the company would obviously be unwilling to be seen to put others at risk.
The only problem I can see (as long as he followed correct absence procedure - ringing in however many hours they ask before the shift is due to start) is the absence due to taking you to hospital. They might be a bit iffy about that.
Surely this is wrong, if you are genuinly ill then there is nothing you can do about it.
Excuse me for not reeading other responses- having dinner.
I would just get the rule book and see what it says, so that if a case was brought, then I was ready. It may answer your question.
Other than that I would leave it alone and just get on with things. Not wise to take any more days off.