Is This Correct?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about a warning:

I received a verbal warning referring to a meeting I wasn’t aware I had! My director and manager said to me that it wasn’t acceptable that my work was late and that I had no good reason for it, and that I need to think ahead. This took about 5 seconds of their time once I arrived into work. I was not given a verbal warning on the day and I wasn’t given a chance to explain why it was late. I then received a letter saying that following our ‘meeting’ I am to accept this letter as a document to say I have received a verbal warning. Is this fair and correct?

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My Manager Seems To Have A Vendetta

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about a verbal warning: I feel he has a vendetta against me personally, as others are not performing as well as me but nothing is said to them.

I was given a verbal warning regarding my work performance last week and I am shattered! I have been with the company six years and never had a problem with any manager before. We have had five managers in five years and this is the first time we have had a male manager. I feel he has a vendetta against me personally, as others are not performing as well as me but nothing is said to them.Why was he allowed to bring in a Team Leader to this meeting but I was not allowed anyone in to bear witness for me? He has this thing about being perfomance-managed, which I and other staff have had to undertake since January. The T/Leader said I was performing better, but she then denied it in front of him.He is making me a nervous wreck. After the verbal warning he sent me an email confirming the warning ( a copy of which he sent to HR at head office) using the hypocritical words of please and thank you, come and discuss etc.

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What Is Procedure For A Verbal Warning?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about verbal warnings

What is the correct procedure for a verbal warning given to an employee?

Signed, Being Prepared

Dear Being Prepared:

The goal of a verbal warning is to stop a problem before it harms the employee or the organization. Warnings give a supervisor or manager a chance to intervene about a problem at the earliest stage. There are two basic approaches to a verbal warning. The approach varies according to the circumstances as well as the requirements of the organization, the relationship of the supervisor or manager to the employee and the culture of the group.

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