I am sorry to announce that, as part of our company-wide program of budgetary cutbacks, _________________ jobs will have to be eliminated by _________________. These cutbacks will affect employees at all levels of the organization and in all branches.
Every employee here at _________________ is unique, and every one of you has made a unique contribution to the company. We deeply regret the necessity of cutting back our staff. We look forward to the day when we can bring you more favorable news.
I understand that you will be anxious to know the status of your own job. Please bear with me over the next few weeks as the _________________ prepares the final staffing plan. We will give you definite news no later than _________________.
Thank you all for your contributions to _________________.