How to Write a Dismissal Letter

by WriteExpress Staff Writers

Steps to Dismiss an employee for reasons beyond the employee's control

  1. Review the history of the situation.
  2. State clearly that the recipient's employment is terminated. Express your regret, but don't dwell on it.
  3. Include any information regarding severance pay or benefits, if needed.
  4. End on a note of encouragement.

Why your dismissal letter must demonstrate sincere concern to ease pain:

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