Sample Letter for Claiming Separation Pay

Learn how to write a letter for claiming separation pay. Use our sample letter for claiming separation pay as a template for your request letter.

Sample 1 - Letter For Claiming Separation Pay

Dear [Name of Employer]:

I am writing this letter in regards to my employment which terminated on [date]. As of this date, separation pay in the amount of [amount] are owed to me. I request that payment be made in full five business days from the date that this letter is received.

If a payment or payment arrangement is not made by this due date, I will take legal action. If this request for separation pay owed becomes a legal matter, you may be held liable for attorney’s fees and court costs related to the attorney I will need to hire in order to file a lawsuit to get the wages I am owed.

You may also be required to pay a penalty in the form of additional funds and legal interest as required. If you believe that the amount owed is to me is different than the amount described, you are required by law to pay me the amount you believe is owed to me. The reason for the amount paid should be included with the payment.

Please send the payment to my attention at the following address [address].

Regards,

Signature
Your Name

Sample 2 - Letter For Claiming Separation Pay

Dear [Name of Employer],

I was recently let go from my position as [Job Title] on [DATE]. I am writing this letter because I am still owed severance pay in the amount of [$$$]I respectfully demand that you pay the full amount owed to me within five business days.

Please send the payment to my attention at the following address [address].

Regards,

Signature
Your Name