What is a Termination Letter for Cause?

A Termination Letter for Cause is a formal written notice of termination that an employer sends to an employee to inform them that they are being terminated from their job, and that the reason for the termination may be necessitated by a violation of the company's code of conduct or continuous poor performance.

This template can help to ensure a clear and legally sound termination process for both the employer and the employee.

A high-quality draft covers, among other things, the following matters:

  • Introduction and purpose
  • Reasons for termination including relevant evidences
  • Effective date
  • Notice period
  • Severance package, if any
  • Return of company property
  • Final settlement details
  • Reminder of confidentiality obligations
  • Next steps
  • Contact information

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  • Select your desired template, answer questions and your draft is automatically generated. If required, you can still edit the same.
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