Theft In The Office

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about stealing:

I am the manager at a small three-physician office. One of the doctor’s favorite employees is taking home office supplies and I am afraid she is also taking cash co-pays. Once before I was told that this employee was taking home supplies like garbage bags, so I informed the Dr. of it and I was told to mind my own business. This month I have kept my eye on the supplies, like the coffee and noticed that after I left early on Monday there was a can missing. I feel torn as the Dr. may again look at me as the squealer. I just don’t feel anyone should STEAL from the office; all of our salaries are on hold, and we were asked to think of ways to save the company money. What should I do?

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