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English definition of “disciplinary procedure”

disciplinary procedure

noun [C or U]     HR
a process for dealing with a worker who causes problems or does not obey company rules: As part of normal disciplinary procedures, employers will usually issue a formal warning first, either verbally or in writing.
(Definition of disciplinary procedure noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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