Am I Being Written Up By My Boss?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about :

How can I tell if I am being investigated or written up by HR, for personality or work related issues? I think I am but I’m not sure.

Signed, Confused

Dear Confused:

Ask your boss or supervisor or ask HR. Tell them you are worried but don’t know if you’re getting written up or not. It won’t be a secret much longer, because you’ll be told about it. But, it would be good to find out exactly what you did that caused the write-up and see if you can also find out how to avoid it in the future. Best wishes to you!

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Unfair Written Warning

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about written warning:

My boss gave me a written warning about incorrect stock ordering. All staff order, not just me. We have been doing this for one year. Why not bring it to my attention earlier to resolve this before warning me?

Signed, Why Not?

Dear Why Not?:

You have asked: Why Not? And you are upset at your boss. So what will you do? Complain to other staff? Tell your friends about your stupid boss’ failure to do what you think she/he should have? Allow this resentment to fester and until your boss does something else you feel is unfair?

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