Each of our employees who has been with our firm for a
period of six months or more receives a Christmas bonus.
Since you became a member of our sales department on
August 1st, you will not be receiving a bonus this year.
I wanted to be sure that you understood this company
policy prior to our disbursement of the holiday paychecks
to avoid any misunderstanding or disappointment on your part.
We are very pleased with your work and while we would like
to bend the rules, this would be unfair to all of our other