“If, in his/her complaint against the employer, an employee has stated facts that contradict reality, no disciplinary sanction can be applied to him/her”, notes the Federal Service for Labour and Employment.
Under article 192 of the Russian Labour Code, an employer can impose disciplinary liability on the employee if the latter has failed to perform or to duly perform his/her job duties.
For a repeated violation, the employee can have a disciplinary sanction imposed in the form of dismissal for the failure to perform job duties. The following conditions should be met for this purpose:
Reporting inaccurate information, however, does not amount to improper performance of job duties. Therefore, no disciplinary sanction can be applied.
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