Imposition of a punishment, typically a
loss of status, comfort, or earnings opportunity. Supervisor lays off
Ex.: “You are suspended for 3 workdays.”
“I’m taking you off of the forklift for good.”
the ever popular …) “You’re fired!”
imposition makes clear to an offender that certain behavior is frowned
upon, and it sends to others a strong message about standards. In strictest form it removes from the workplace a person who caused
a problem and could do so again. On
the other hand, it may alienate or eliminate an employee whose past and
future contributions to the farm outweigh the trouble he generates.
Replacing fired workers takes time and expense, and decisions to penalize
expose employers to legal challenge.
Work situations where this
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