Employee Termination Letter Sample

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This employee termination letter is available for use on UpCounsel. Download this free employee termination letter sample below and have it customized for your unique business legal needs to better protect your company today.


[Today’s Date]


[Company Name]

[Street Address]



[Employee Name]


Dear [Employee Name],

We regret to inform you that your employment with [Company] has been terminated as of [Date of Termination]/or immediately.


[If applicable, discuss reasons why employment with the company has been terminated].


It is essential that you [describe anything that needs to be completed before termination. For example, returning company equipment/materials, returning company car, or any administrative work that is required like travel expenses, etc.].


[If applicable, discuss any benefits the employee may receive and if there is any remaining holiday pay, etc.].

Thank you for your time at [Company] and best of luck to you.




[Name of HR Manager or Employer]


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