A termination letter is a formal notice of dismissal from a job, contract, or other form of employment by an employer or person with delegated authority from the employer. The letter has legal status as defining the period of employment, and under what terms of employment law the employment ceased. The letter may be used in any subsequent claim by either party as evidence of circumstances of termination.
Examples of Termination Letters:
Termination letters and their contents are usually structured to refer to:Notification of termination
Date of termination
The reason for termination
Payment of entitlements
Requirements on the ex-employee for information, return of employer property, etc.