Texas Attorney General

A service letter is a letter issued by a former employer stating an employee’s dates of employment; position held; and reasons for separation of employment.  There are two uses employees typically make of service letters.  First, they are used to document or confirm a segment of the employee’s work history or to use to qualify for unemployment

With the increased number of layoffs and reductions in force, many Texas employers are paying out large amounts of severance payments and wages in lieu of notice. Employers making these payments must not forget to comply with any court orders they have received regarding the deductions or garnishments from employee wages on these payments. A Texas employer