Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about warning containing old information :
Is it appropriate for written warnings to contain dated and resolved situations? I received a written warning, containing an amalgam of supposedly disrespectful behavior towards a peer who also happens to be a part of the department’s management team. Some points are fairly minor, and would not warrant a written warning, such as giving short answers. Other points are three to six months old, and have been resolved between myself and my manager. Yet my manager proceeded to allow these complaints to be part of the written warning.