If you have accrued unused vacation or paid time off when quitting, use this resignation letter to request compensation.
April 15, 2012
Dear Mr./Ms. Bossname,
I would like to inform you that I am resigning from my position at (company,) effective as of (date.) I am grateful for all that you have done for me at this job, and I have learned a lot in the field of (field.) However, due to (reason) I must respectfully resign my post and seek employment elsewhere.
According to my Employee Handbook, Section (number) I still have (number) sick days and (number) vacation days that are as yet unused. Since I am leaving in (number) weeks, I hope that I can get those unused days compensated and added to my final paycheck before I depart.
Thank you very much for your understanding and assistance. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help this transition go smoothly.