Q: Can an employer decline a resignation letter because you gave them a 2 weeks notice and you gave your last job a 30 day?
I need to seek advice regarding an decline of my resignation letter to a company. I work for an Autism company as a Board certified Behavior Analyst. I respectfully put in my 2 week notice as stated in the company handbook. The company declined my resignation letter and stated oh goes against my ethics code, and that since I had to give my last employer 30 days o have to give them one. I work in Louisiana am at will state. The ethics code she is reference to is “behavior analyst makes reasonable & timely efforts for continuation of services in the event of unplanned interruption.”
A: At-will employment states do not require you to provide any notice before resigning your employment. Your employer cannot force you to continue working after your two-week notice period has expired. in addition, assuming you can transition your workload to other individuals over the next two weeks, you should not be in violation of the above ethics code provision.
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