Excessive Tardiness Law and Legal Definition

Excessive tardiness is defined as “being late to work and coming back late from breaks, or lunch, more than six times in any three month period. An employee may be terminated for tardiness after they have been cautioned for the need for improvement.” Whitlock v. Ark. Blue Cross & Blue Shield, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94649 (E.D. Ark. Oct. 9, 2009)