Letter of Termination

What is a letter of termination? 

A letter of termination is a formal notice to inform a particular employee that they are dismissed from their current employment. This can help the terminated employee follow internal HR policies, protecting the organization and helping ensure a smooth transition.  

What should a letter of termination include?  

A letter of termination includes:  

  • The date of termination 
  • Reason for termination 
  • An explanation of the next steps for compensation and benefits 
  • A list of company property that must be returned 
  • HR contact information for further questions 
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