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Illness Resignation Letter

Resignation Due to Illness Letter Example

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It's important to check to see what disability benefits you may be entitled to before you resign due to illness. If resignation is the only alternative, this resignation letter example is for an employee who is leaving due to illness.

Resignation Letter Example - Illness

Name
Address
City, State, Zip

Date

Name
Title
Address
City, State, Zip

Dear Mr. Manager,

I regret to inform you of my resignation, effective June 1, 20XX. My illness will require extended treatment and recovery, and I am unsure that my ability to perform the duties of my present position will return.

If there is anything I can do to help during the transition, please let me know.

Sincerely,

Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Firstname Lastname

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