Employee appeal (general) letter template

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Our Employee Appeal Letter Template provides a structured format for employees to appeal decisions, ensuring clarity and fairness in the process.

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Our Employee Appeal Acknowledgment Letter Template confirms receipt of employee appeals, ensuring transparency and procedural fairness in the resolution process.


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334 words, 2 pages A4
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1 July 2024
employee appeal (general) letter template

[Company name]

[Sender address]



[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]


Dear [Recipient first name],

I am writing to formally appeal the decision regarding [brief description of the decision being appealed, e.g., "my recent performance evaluation," "the denial of my requested leave," "the disciplinary action taken against me"]. I believe that there are grounds for reconsideration based on the following:

  1. [Performance Evaluation Appeal:

    • I respectfully request a review of my recent performance evaluation. I believe that there may have been discrepancies or oversights in the assessment process that led to an inaccurate representation of my performance. I would like the opportunity to provide additional context or evidence to support my appeal.]
  2. [Leave Request Appeal:

    • I am appealing the decision to deny my requested leave [include details of the leave request, such as dates and reasons]. I believe that my request was justified and in line with company policies and procedures. I would appreciate a review of my circumstances and a reconsideration of the decision.]
  3. [Disciplinary Action Appeal:

    • I am appealing the disciplinary action taken against me [include details of the action, such as the nature of the misconduct and the outcome]. I believe that the disciplinary process may not have been conducted fairly or in accordance with company policies. I respectfully request a review of the circumstances surrounding the incident and a reconsideration of the disciplinary action.]
  4. [Other Appeals:

    • If your appeal relates to a different type of work-related decision, please provide specific details and reasons for your appeal.]

I believe that a fair and unbiased review of the situation will demonstrate that the decision in question should be reconsidered. I am committed to resolving this matter amicably and respectfully.

I kindly request an opportunity to present my case in person or through a formal meeting. I am available at your earliest convenience and would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my appeal further.

Thank you for considering my appeal. I look forward to a prompt and fair resolution to this matter.

Yours [faithfully | sincerely],



[Sender name]

[Sender job title]

[Sender telephone]
[Sender email]


[For, and on behalf of [Company name] ]

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