resignation

I Found My Employee’s Resignation Notice on Her Desk—Is This Considered Notice?

Posted on August 3, 2016
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The Situation: You have an employee who has been acting somewhat disgruntled.  One night, after hours, you come across an envelope on her desk with your name on it that contains a letter saying that she is resigning and her last day will be in two weeks. She shows up in the morning and you tell her that you are accepting her resignation effective immediately.  She then seeks unemployment benefits—could you be on the hook?…

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Did She Quit or was She Fired? In FMLA Context, Could Mean Liquidated Damages

Posted on March 16, 2016

The Situation: Your HR Director is under a lot of stress—both based on some personal issues and some issues between her and the CEO. According to the CEO, during a heated conversation, she quits. She claims she just told the CEO that she was thinking of quitting and that she was actually fired when she subsequently tried to request FMLA leave based on psychological distress. What sort of FMLA claims could you face?…

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