The Various Absence Control Systems
Introduction to the Concept of No-Fault.
Systems Utilizing Progressive Discipline.
Discipline is corrective through progressive penalties.
Operation of the Progressive Discipline System:
The key is application of sound common sense.
Where rules are promulgated, the arbitrator can question of reasonableness
Management’s view of the No-Fault System:
The employer has the right to terminate an employee based upon the attendance record.
Sick-leave and days off are lumped together.
Implementation should be negotiated.
Union’s view of the No-Fault System:
A Management embracing No-Fault treats its employees in a cold blooded manner.
It flies in the face of the principle of progressive discipline and fair treatment.