Layoff Notice Letter is a ready-to-use excel template that helps you to issue a letter to your employees informing them of the layoff schedule in just a few minutes.
Just enter your company details, employee details and reason for layoff and your letter is ready. The template has a pre-drafted letter. Hence, you don’t need to manually type the letter.
Furthermore, this Layoff letter template is available in Word, PDF, Google Doc, and Open Office Writer format. Click the download button with the desired format icon. All these formats are editable and free to download.
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What Is A Layoff Notice Letter?
Layoff letter is a letter to terminate employees for reasons other than those directly caused by their actions or performance.
This includes cost-cutting, recession, closure or bankruptcy. There are two types of layoffs. One is temporary and another one is permanent.
A temporary layoff is when staff is terminated for a stipulated time and then the employees are reinstated. Whereas in permanent layoffs, employees are sacked permanently.
Here are 4 Layoff Notice letter samples that you can send to your employees. It consists of 2 letters of temporary layoff letters for 2 different reasons as well as 2 permanent layoff letters for 2 different reasons.
Layoff Notice Letter Excel Template
We have created a simple and easy Layoff Notice Letter Excel Template with a pre-drafted letter. You just need to enter a few details like employee details, employer details, and the reason for the layoff and your letter is ready.
Additionally, you can download other HR Letter templates like Employee Thank You Letter, Transfer Rejection Letter, Employee Welcome Letter, Promotion Rejection Letter, Job Rejection Letter, Disciplinary Memo, Promotion Letter, Casual Leave Application, Absconding Letter, and much more from our website.
Layoff Notice Letter in PDF, DOC, Open Office or Google Doc format is given below. Download your desired format.
Permanent Layoff Letter – Major Loss
Permanent Layoff Letter – Merger Of Companies
Temporary Layoff Letter – Due To Pandemic
Temporary Layoff Letter – Recession
Once you download the desired format, change the bold text to get your letter ready.
Let us understand the contents of the template in detail and how to use this template.
Contents of Layoff Notice Letter Excel Template
This template consists of 2 sheets: Data Input Sheet and Layoff Notice Letter Templates.
Data Input Sheet
There are 3 sections in the Data Input Sheet: Employee details, Employer details, and Layoff Details.
Employee details consist of:
Address Line 1
Address Line 2
City and State
Employer details include:
Layoff Detail section consists of the following heads:
Reasons for Layoff
Layoff Commencement Date
Scheduled Meeting Date
Schedule Meeting Time
Notice Period As Per Agreement
Official Properties to Return
This section consists of 4 commonly used reasons. These reasons are used to create the dropdown list. You can even change them as per your needs. If you want to enter a custom reason, you can it in the last line.
Layoff Notice Letter Templates
You can print all four types of letters just by entering the details in the Data Input Sheet. The cells are linked to the data input sheet and it will automatically fetch the required data.
Printing the letter using the Excel file will look a bit different from Word. The cells have been designated to fetch the required data. Hence, there will more space near the credentials. Thus, we have given other formats for your ease.
Additionally, to send a pdf version use the inbuilt Microsoft to PDF option available in the print menu. See image below:
Thus, this template can be helpful to HR assistants, HR heads as well as HR professionals to create a Layoff letter according to their requirements in just a few minutes.
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