What is a General Appeals Form ?
A General Appeals Form is a document for an employee to appeal against a decision of the employer, including a leave application or a change of work conditions.
A General Appeals Form is part of a Grievance Procedure and can be used by an employee to appeal against a decision made by management related to any aspect of their employment relationship.
A General Appeals Form is not legally required but it is good management practice to make it available to all employees.
Key points included
- Employee details;
- Original decision details and date;
- Reason for appeal;
- Supporting documents, if any;
- Remedies sought; and
- Date of appeal.