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Sample letters of appointment

Set out below are customisable examples of covering letters that employers can use when sending out an offer of employment. The approach an employer should take depends on:

  1. whether there is a relevant collective agreement already in place which covers the type of work the employee will perform, and
  2. whether or not the successful applicant is a member of a union that is a party to that collective agreement.

Letter of Appointment

In the examples below, you can enter information into the spaces provided, then save the letter to your computer.

Example 1 [html], Example 1 [DOC, 25KB]: Letter offering employment where there is no relevant collective agreement in place.

Example 2 [html], Example 2 [DOC, 21KB]: Letter offering employment where there is a relevant collective agreement and the successful applicant is a member of a union that is a party to that collective agreement.

Example 3 [html], Example 3 [DOC, 30KB]: Letter offering employment where there is a relevant collective agreement but the successful applicant is not a member of a union that is a party to that agreement.