Is it my job to give an employer a final warning?
I have 4 people working under me. My supervisor, who is a director, wants me to give one of my employers a final warning. I disagree with his decision, because that employer has never received an oral warning. My employer has not finished a lots of paperwork but caught up very fast when I asked her today. We have a new director, who no one fond of. I always thought that it is a director's job to write off people. Not sure what to do.
Asked By: Kristina T - 2/13/2008
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An employee doesn't always need a series of warnings. If you already spoke to her about her work being behind she knows she is in trouble. Make sure when you give her this warning you let her know exactly what she needs to accomplish to get off probation. Put it in writing and have her sign that she got a copy, not... More
Answered By: shiprepairwoman - 2/13/2008
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Please do not do this... More
Answered By: harajukujudd - 2/13/2008
you are a suprvisor for those four people who are working under you. you should have given awarning without directions. you are supposed to obey the directive of the director without inviting insubordination blame.
Answered By: Mum D - 2/13/2008
Go to HR and get an up to date copy of the company's disciplinary policy. If your supervisor is follwing it, there really isn't much you could do without jeopardizing your job and being insubordinate. If she is not following policy, explain to her that you don't feel your employee should have a final warning just yet... More
Answered By: Mom 2 B in July 2008 - 2/14/2008
You need to read company policy, but most I have worked for are able (and willing) to give first and final warnings for major work rule violations. Some will even terminate without a first and final if the infraction is bad enough. If you are truly a supervisor and in charge of those 4 people then you are responsible... More
Answered By: yallerose - 2/14/2008
Yes it is. You are this person's direct supervisor. Considering this person's behavior (catching up really fast) he/she has been warned already, probably by your supervisor. I suggest you give the final warning as mentioned by your boss.
Answered By: MetalQueen - 2/15/2008
As a supervisor, are you too personnally involved with this person that you cannot terminate them... More
Answered By: PatV - 2/16/2008
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