officials were dismissed or reprimanded for poor work
A rebuke, esp. an official one
rebuke: an act or expression of criticism and censure; "he had to take the rebuke with a smile on his face"
call on the carpet: censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
A reprimand is a severe, formal or official reproof. Reprimanding takes in different forms in different legal systems, such as in UK law.
A reprimand is a police prosecution within the United Kingdom that is given to people 17 years and under who break the law and get arrested for the first time. It is an opportunity to get the offender to think about what they have done and to realize the consequences of their actions. ...
Pursuant to an order of the House, a formal reproof addressed by the Speaker/President of the Senate to an offender adjudged guilty of a breach of privilege or of a contempt of the House.
The court may reprimand a child instead of convicting them. A note of the reprimand is kept and will be taken account of if the child reoffends
A notice or action given to employees who disregard your restaurant policies. All reprimands should be documented and kept in the employee files.
includes caution and means an official censure or rebuke.
A disciplinary discussion held in private, dealing with a performance issue.
a formal letter to a doctor criticizing a particular episode of misconduct or poor care. Sometimes called an admonition or letter of censure.
a lengthy reprimand or scolding concerning something