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Two weeks notice
I let my manager know that I will be putting my 2 weeks in but I’ll still finish until my 2 weeks are up. Can she call me and tell me that she won’t schedule me at all since I’m putting my 2 weeks in and tell me to just pick up my separation papers? I wanted to finish my 2 weeks first.
Asked on December 16, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Texas
M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 4 years ago | Contributor
The fact is that, absent an employment contract or union agreement to the contrary, giving a 2 week notice is a courtesy and not a legal requirement. Therefore, an employer can choose to honor it or not. If it does not honor such a notice, then at the time that you give notice your employer can deem that as an immediate resignation.
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