Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus convallis sem tellus, vitae egestas felis vestibule ut.

Error message details.

Reuse Permissions

Request permission to republish or redistribute SHRM content and materials.

Letter of Termination—For Cause


Dear [Employee Name],

This letter confirms our discussion today informing you that your employment with [Company Name] is terminated effective immediately due to [reason for termination].

[Insert details regarding coaching, warnings and other related documentation].

Your final paycheck will be provided to you on [date] and will include payment for unused, accrued vacation hours.

Your health insurance benefits will continue through [date]. Your rights to continue coverage under COBRA will be provided to you by mail from our plan administrator.

You can contact [retirement plan administrator] at [phone number] regarding your retirement plan distribution options.

The following [Company Name] property must be returned to human resources immediately:

[Type of property (cellphone, laptop, keys, etc.)]


Should you have further questions, please contact me directly at [phone number] or [email].




[Job Title]



​An organization run by AI is not a futuristic concept. Such technology is already a part of many workplaces and will continue to shape the labor market and HR. Here's how employers and employees can successfully manage generative AI and other AI-powered systems.