Writing a letter to your employer

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Often, issues at work can be sorted out through having an honest, respectful conversation. But sometimes more formal action is needed. Whether it’s bringing forward a concern or making a request (for example, asking for a raise or more flexible work arrangements), writing a clear and respectful letter can be an effective way to express yourself. We offer tips to help you write a letter to your employer. 

What you should know

Steps to write the letter

Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in March 2020
  • Time to read: 5 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Erin Brandt, PortaLaw; Richard Johnson, Ascent Employment Law; and Jonas McKay, HHBG Lawyers

Erin Brandt
Richard Johnson
Jonas McKay

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