Sample Show Cause Letter







This is a version of a Sample Show Cause Letter. It is on misconduct or misbehavior.

You need to issue this kind of a letter in every case of employee misconduct. This is to comply with the requirement of the principles of natural justice. Natural justice plays an important part in employee discipline.

You can make amendments to the show cause letter shown below for this purpose.

It does not matter whether you have a written policy on this or not. This is for the protection of your organization.

Do the same when an employee does not show any industry in the performance of his or her job even after you have given counseling and a letter advising him or her to improve performance. This is a breach of the employment contract.

If you are not satisfied with the format of the sample letter below or at the provided link, you may want to look for another sample show cause letter.

While doing this, ensure that your organization complies with other laws. Click HERE for more information on Human Resources Laws.




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Reference:

Date:

To: .........................

Re: SHOW CAUSE LETTER


It has been reported to ......................................... (executive who received the report) that on ............................. (state date) at approximately ............................ (state time) you allegedly ...................................................... (specify the nature / type of misconduct based on the disciplinary rules and regulations)

In view of the gravity of the alleged misconduct, you are suspended at full pay for a period of fourteen days (or some other duration).

You are hereby required to show cause in writing by ............ (state date giving at least 7 days for employee to prepare and submit his / her reply) why disciplinary action should not be taken against you.

Please note that a suspension is not a punishment. It is to facilitate management's investigation into the alleged misconduct and also to give you the opportunity to present your.


..........................................................
(Signature of CEO or Head of HR)
(Name of CEO or Head of HR)


Notes
You can make modification to this format for other types of misconduct.

Do likewise in the case of poor performance.

Click HERE for more information on "Show Cause Letter." You will also find a sample show cause letter on poor performance.






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