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Victor

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How many final warnings can I get...
« on: 01-03-19, 09:09PM »
I received a final written warning about 2.5 months back (just before xmas).

today, i received my second. I did mention to them I had one already and asked why is he giving me another. The guy seemed a bit clueless, bless him.

The first one was fair enough but the second one was due to a customer complaint. said I was rude to her. She swore at me so I ignored her and walked off. Had a witness too (customer) but they weren't interested in it (shocker).

Don't get me wrong, i don't want the boot but I'm not exactly dying to stay with the company after recent events.

anyway... I thought a final warning was meant to be just that... why would I have gotten a second if they are meant to last 52 weeks?

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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #1 on: 01-03-19, 09:53PM »
Final written warnings do last 52 weeks but you should have recieved two other written warnings beforehand?
« Last Edit: 01-03-19, 10:04PM by DefyTheRighteous »
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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #2 on: 01-03-19, 10:39PM »
Not necessarily - you can get a final written warning straight off if its serious enough.

Victor

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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #3 on: 01-03-19, 11:41PM »
First one was enough I think.

Second one was just a complaint that I was rude. Seems excessive in my opinion.  Not like I swore at the customer.

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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #4 on: 02-03-19, 06:53AM »
Nothing to say they have to escalate where they are in the disciplinary system each time. The final warning in this case just restarts the clock.

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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #5 on: 02-03-19, 09:12AM »
By giving you another final warning, it restarts the 52 week clock.

Also, if you were dismissed down the road and took them to tribunal, they could argue they’ve shown you support, instead of doing 1 warning - dismissal.

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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #6 on: 02-03-19, 09:29AM »
If you believe your actions were justified appeal - that's what the appeal process is for.


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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #7 on: 02-03-19, 10:53AM »
You can get as many as you like if they are not acted upon, but in a competently run store, one I would imagine.

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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #8 on: 02-03-19, 01:59PM »
Could be a final warning for attendence and separate for conduct. Also they could have reissued as a customer complaint may have warrented a warning but they idnt feel it warrented you being dismissed. Hence 2nd final.

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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #9 on: 02-03-19, 02:31PM »
The warnings have to be for the same thing for it to escalate, So get one for ignoring health and safety then get another for being rude to a customer is the right thing they would not be able to escalate the H&S one to sack you.

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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #10 on: 02-03-19, 06:54PM »
you can stack warnings now.

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Re: How many final warnings can I get...
« Reply #11 on: 03-03-19, 08:41AM »
As many as you want. :)