Valid reasons to write up an employee include:
This occurs when an employee is asked to perform a valid work-related duty that is part of their job, and they refuse to do it.
If an employee has exceeded the number of call-ins or days absent allowed by the company's attendance policy, they should be written up.
An employee may be written up if their work performance is not meeting accepted standards. This includes being late or missing deadlines, or producing subpar work.
If an employee is being rude, disrespectful, patronizing, or condescending to managers, colleagues, or customers.
If an employee habitually arrives late to work without an acceptable excuse.
No Call/No Show
If an employee fails to show up for work without notifying their supervisor beforehand.
If an employee is not following safety protocols or working in an unsafe manner, they should be written up.
If an employee is not following safety protocols and proper procedures or is being careless with their work, that could lead to accidents and costly mistakes.
Any type of violence, including physical or verbal aggression, should be met with immediate corrective action. The only exception is if an employee acts in self-defense.
Harassment of any kind, including physical or verbal behavior that is intimidating, hostile, and/or offensive.