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Sample Probation Notice Letter

Below you will find a sample letter to use when notifying an employee that they will be placed on probation for a period of time.

Free Probation Period Letter

Sample Probationary Period Notice

[Your Business]
[Street Address]
[City, State and Zip Code]


[Employee #]

Dear [Employee],

On [Date] you were given a formal notice regarding your poor performance of your duties specifically described in your official job description.

This continued misconduct is grounds for termination of your employment with [Your Business]. However, we would like to give you one last opportunity to prove your value to our company and are placing you on probation for six months effective immediately. In the event that there is a continuation of your poor performance, we shall terminate your employment without further notice.

This probationary period is designed to provide you an opportunity to prove to us that our confidence in you is well justified. We hope you use this opportunity to your advantage.

Upon receiving this letter please report directly to your Human Resource manager to go over and clarify the conditions of your probation and to assist you going forward with anything you may need to improve your work performance.

Best wishes,

[Your Name]
[Your Title]
[Your Business]



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