disciplinary action


disciplinary action
index condemnation (punishment), correction (punishment), penalty, punishment, reprisal, sanction (punishment)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • disciplinary action — UK US noun [C or U] HR ► a method for dealing with a worker who causes problems or does not obey company rules, for example, by removing them from their job: »Departments will take disciplinary action against employees who clearly break the rules …   Financial and business terms

  • take disciplinary action — index condemn (punish) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disciplinary — dis‧ci‧pli‧na‧ry [ˈdɪsplɪnəri, ˌdɪsˈplɪ ǁ ˈdɪsplneri] adjective HUMAN RESOURCES concerned with how people in an organization or group should behave, and how they should be punished if they do not obey the rules: • If a member of staff is… …   Financial and business terms

  • disciplinary — I (educational) adjective academic, cultural, didactic, didactical, doctrinal, educative, informational, informative, instructional, instructive, paedeutic, pedagogic, pedagogical, preceptive, preceptoral, scholarly, scholastic, training,… …   Law dictionary

  • disciplinary rule — dis·ci·pli·nary rule / di sə plə ˌner ē / n: a rule that is set out in the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility and whose violation may result in disciplinary action against the violating lawyer compare ethical consideration Merriam… …   Law dictionary

  • Disciplinary council — In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints (LDS Church), a disciplinary council is an ecclesiastical trial during which a member of the church is tried for alleged violations of church standards. If a member of the LDS Church is found… …   Wikipedia

  • action — French for share. Exchange Handbook Glossary * * * action ac‧tion [ˈækʆn] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] when someone does something in order to deal with a problem or difficult situation: • The government s action was prompted by shortages of …   Financial and business terms

  • action — noun 1 process of doing sth ADJECTIVE ▪ decisive, effective, firm, strong, vigorous ▪ He urged the government to take decisive action against music piracy. ▪ aggressive …   Collocations dictionary

  • disciplinary — adjective connected with the punishment of someone who has not obeyed rules, or with trying to make people obey rules: disciplinary action/measures (=things you do to punish someone): The investigation led to disciplinary action against several… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Disciplinary counseling — A disciplinary counseling session is a meeting between a supervisor and employee. It may focus on a specific work place incident, or in as the result of a performance appraisal. A particular aspect of the employee s performance may have been… …   Wikipedia


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