Warning Letter for Absenteeism

A warning letter is a formal document that is used to address an employee’s unsatisfactory performance or misbehavior.


The letter addresses the issue concerning the employee, suggests solutions and outlines consequences for the employee incase expectations are not met. The goal of a warning letter is to provide the employee an opportunity to correct their behavior to maintain healthy and productive relations at the workplace.


A warning letter can be issued for reasons including:


  • Poor work performance
  • Breach of code of conduct
  • Misbehavior at the workplace
  • Insubordination
  • Unauthorized absences
  • Negligence at the workplace
  • Tardiness

The following warning letter template provides a concise outline for addressing employee absenteeism at the workplace.

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