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Letter of resignation of the employee

Letter useful for an employee wishing to quit his or her job and give written notice of his or her resignation to the company's manager...more

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  • The letter of resignation is be used by an employee who is leaving employment and wishes to nofity the effective date of his or her resignation to his or her employer's manager.
  • Unless otherwise stated in a written work agreement between the employer and the employee, the employee is not required to give a minimum notice period, but the latter must give notice of his or her resignation in a reasonable time before leaving the company.
  • In this letter, the employee will confirm that he or she has made his or her decision to resign freely and willingly and will request that his letter of resignation be filed in his or her employee record and a copy of said letter signed by the company's manager be returned to him or her.
  • In the case of a voluntary resignation of an employee, the employer is relieved of its obligation to give written notice of termination.
  • However, at the end of employment, the employer must pay the employee his or her regular wage until his or her departure and, where applicable, any overtime and vacation pay to which he or she is entitled.
  • Our letter of resignation is suitable for most situations, regardless of whether or not the employee has signed a work agreement with the employer.
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You may prepare a "letter of resignation" online. Here are the steps to follow:

  • Start the service by clicking on the blue button labelled "Click here to start";
  • If you have not already done so, please sign up;
  • Complete the questionnaire by entering the information required for the preparation of your letter;
  • Once you have completed the questionnaire, you pay the required fees with your credit card;
  • Print the letter, sign it and give it to your employer when announcing your resignation.

For more complex situations requiring further examination, please contact a legal adviser specializing in labour law.

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