SAMPLE LETTER Put in your address and Telephone number by robpearson

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									                                      SAMPLE LETTER


Put in your address and
Telephone number here

Put in name and address
of employer here.

Date: day, month, year


Please note:
 • This is a suggested draft letter for employees who believe they are owed monies by their employer.
 • The words which are in dark print and in the brackets indicate points where specific information
 • needs to be entered by the employees.
 • Any other relevant information which supported the claim should be included in the letter that the
     employee writes.
 • It is recommended that the letter be delivered by certified mail with Australia Post and the receipt
     retained for record purposes.
 • You will need to keep a copy of the letter you send to the employer, and provide a copy to the
   Workplace Ombudsman if you are seeking to have a matter investigated.

Dear (Name of Employer)

I am writing about a concern I have in relation to certain employment entitlements. I was
employed by you between ……/......./….… and …..../……./…….(put in the date you
started and finished with the company) on a ……………………(full time or part time or
casual) basis as …………………………………………………(trade or job title).

Based on the information I have provided to the Workplace Infoline it appears that my
employment is/was subject to ………………………………(name of award or agreement
or workplace agreement or legislation such as the Workplace Relations Act 1996) during
my employment with you. Under this Award/Act, I believe I am entitled to …………..…...
.…………..…. (list your claim here including details of monies owed, if known).

I have enclosed a current award summary in support of my claim. (if available)

I would appreciate if you would consider my claim. If I do not hear from you within 7 days, I
may approach the Workplace Ombudsman to formally investigate this matter. If you require
independent advice on your legal obligations under the Award/Act you can contact the
Workplace Infoline on 1300 363 264.

I look forward to an early resolution of this matter.

Yours sincerely




Your name and signature

								
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