Al Sklover added informative commentary about a situation where a person asked to resign on a future date and was terminated days earlier.
“- due to your “layoff,” unemployment insurance benefits may apply.
- if the employer has a severance plan or policy, this gives you the “option” to request payment of severance.
- if the reason(s) for the layoff – that is, to raise an issue that it was discriminatory, or retaliatory, or perhaps in violation of assurances that you could remain with the company, you have an “option” to contest the termination until the date you specify.
- you also have an “option” of requesting of your boss, the CEO, or the Board of Directors, directly, that they honor your original resignation date, as it seems to have been made with a sense of fair play and honest regard for the employer’s interests. This last “option” is one most often forgotten, but more effective than most believe.”