Sample resignation from a job with which you have a conflict of principles

Please accept this letter as an official notice of my resignation from the post of Chief Investigating Officer at Texas Pharmaceuticals Private Limited.

For 4 years since the new management has taken over the company, I have noticed that research procedures are not being properly followed at the research laboratories and manufacturing plants. I am aware that a company has to make profits. But the lack of proper procedures for making medicines at our company plant and lab can have serious consequences for the patients.

A pharmaceutical company has the moral responsibility of ensuring that the products they create are safe for consumption. If proper procedures and regulations are not followed, then the company will be doing a huge disservice to society.

Please note that the company has a duty towards all its consumers. The people who take our medicines are suffering from serious medical diseases such as cancer and heart diseases. If we do not pay heed to the quality of the medicine, people can actually die from adulterated or improperly manufactured tablets and capsules.

I am a responsible member of society and I cannot work in a company which goes against my principles. Therefore, I have no option but to resign from my current work position as I am of the firm opinion that unprincipled actions such as those taken by this company are completely unacceptable.
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  • Sample resignation letter from a job with which you have a conflict of principles


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