To: Maria Rodriguez
From: Jane Smith
Date: October 9th, 2018
Re: Letter of Reprimand
This is an official written reprimand for your failure to perform the functions of your position
appropriately to safeguard the confidential knowledge you have acquired about the employees
who report to you. Revealing information, that was shared with you in confidence by an
employee, to other employees, is a violation of the confidentiality rights of the employee.
It is also a breach of your expected and entrusted managerial role. In fact, even if the employee
had not specified that the information shared with you was confidential, discussing employee
business with another employee, under any circumstances, is a failure on your part to perform
your expected management role. The severity of your actions justifies the disciplinary
action that could lead to employment termination.
You have received verbal counseling for an earlier offense in which you revealed confidential
information entrusted to you by