Letter to Reprimand an Employee for Violating a Company Policy

Every company has its rules and regulations and the employees working in it are expected to follow those rules and regulations. An employee handbook also states the do’s and don’ts parameters that an employee is supposed to keep. In the case of the violation of any rule or policy of the company, prompt action should be taken and the respective employee should be criticized for doing so.

This letter can be written to reprimand an employee for violating the companies of nondisclosure.


Dear [recipient’s name],

I hope that you’re aware of the company’s policies very well since it’s been [enter period] that you are working at [enter company]. The non-disclosure policy of the company states that no information regarding our copyright models will be shared with other companies before or after the completion of the project.

We own rights to all project models that are designed at our workplace. You have been working on the project of [enter project name] which is a unique project that we are doing. However, I am very sad to learn that you disclosed the project details to some employees of the [enter company name] company in an informal meeting while you know that they are our competitors in the market.

I was not expecting this from a senior and trusted employee like you. Nonetheless, I want to give you a chance to make the clarification (if any), of this violation that you have made. For this, kindly meet me in the office at [enter time].

Company policy of use of copyright material

[Company Name] is committed to the full observance of US copyright laws.

In general, you may photocopy, scan, or otherwise duplicate a copyrighted document for your own use. However, you may not make use of a document held under copyright by another for commercial purpose, including presentations to clients or training without the specific permission of the copyright holder.

The same rules apply to copyrighted material that is published in electronic form on a website, CD, DVD, or database.

The [Company Name] staff can assist in determining the copyright status of materials. If you have any questions about proper use of copyrighted material, please contact the Counsel’s Office at extension 5763.


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