Format: Warning Letter for Poor Performance

Written Warning for Poor Work Performance


DATE: xxxx



To: ______________



Since the time of your oral warning last month, I have not seen sufficient improvement in any of the areas that were cited as needing improvement. Your work performance continues at an unsatisfactory level. Based on our discussion on ___________, the following is a summary of the problems that have been noted:


  1. __________________
  2. __________________
  3. __________________
  4. __________________

This letter is to notify you that, unless your work performance improves to an acceptable level immediately, further disciplinary action will follow. If you achieve an acceptable level of work performance, you are expected to maintain that level of performance on a continuous basis.

Consider this as your first and last warning. You are hereby given a notice up to ________ (date) to improve your performance. Your performance will be reviewed on _________ (notice date), and problems will be brought to your attention. In case problems still continues or are not rectified by that time, your One Month notice period (as per clause of your appointment letter), will be considered from the date of issuance of this letter.


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