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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.

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