Posted  02-17-2014

Ann Kiernan replies:

Yes, that is the best practice. Giving the employee a copy is one way of making sure she takes the problems seriously. I could find no law in your state, Missouri, on the subject, but I do know that some states, such as Massachusetts, require that you give employees copies of warnings, and others, such as California, mandate giving employees copies of any documents that they have signed.

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