Employee discipline is a difficult topic, but one that’s absolutely necessary to understand—for employers and HR departments alike. Failing to understand the topic could lead to consequences in the workplace or even to legal claims. It’s important for everyone that your workplace have a transparent and easy-to-understand disciplinary policy. To craft such a policy, you’ll first need a basic understanding of the laws governing workplaces and the most common and effective approaches to applying employee discipline. This handbook contains an overview of both these things. It also has additional resources, like an example warning notice.