Handling misconduct: a human resource manager’s guide

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Handling misconduct: a human resource manager’s guide

Where can I get information on starting the process and considering reports of suspected misconduct?

The Australian Public Service Commission has developed a HR manager's guide to handling misconduct.

Part I—Framework for handling misconduct has two main sections:

1. Starting the process:

  • Getting started
  • Understanding the legislation.

2. Considering reports of suspected misconduct:

  • Reporting suspected misconduct
  • Is performance management appropriate?
  • Considering reports of misconduct
  • Is suspension appropriate?

Where can I get information on the steps and processes involved in reporting and managing suspected misconduct?

The Australian Public Service Commission has developed a HR manager's guide to handling misconduct.

Part II—Steps and processes involved in reporting and managing suspected misconduct has one section:

1. Investigating suspected misconduct:

  • Starting an investigation
  • Determining a breach
  • Considering a sanction.

Where can I get information on administrative issues and assuring quality when dealing with suspected misconduct?

The Australian Public Service Commission has developed a HR manager's guide to handling misconduct.

Part III—Administrative issues and assuring quality has one main section:

Record keeping and reviews

  • Keeping records
  • Reviewing decisions
  • Assuring quality
  • Tools for decision makers.