A letter of lateness is a letter that is usually sent to any employee that has been arriving to work late on a habitual basis. For example, if an employee has been arriving 30 minutes let to work for the past week, a letter of lateness will be issued, stating the specific issues, possible consequences, and any other pertinent information.
Sample letter of lateness
Angel P. Arendt
143 Morgan Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
We are sending this letter to let you know we are aware of your growing habit of being late for work. On more than one occasion this week, you have been at least 30 minutes late for work.
Below are a few specific instances we have recorded:
1) July 13th, 2009 – 24 minutes late at start of day; No explanation
2) July 14th, 2009 – 9 minutes late after lunch break; No explanation
3) July 17th, 2009 – 15 minutes late at start of day; No explanation
We want you to be aware that we take punctuality very seriously at Kroeger Bottling, and we want you to start coming to work onetime.
If this activity continues in the future, you may be subject to additional penalties which may include loss of wages or a suspension.