While on st disabil after surgery, I want to give my 3 wks notice. Empler says I can't til off disab

Employer says I can't give notice to leave employment til I'm off short term disability. Then 3 wks. Can they do this?

1 answer  |  asked May 28, 2012 7:14 PM [EST]  |  applies to Vermont

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Roger E. Kohn
It is very difficult to answer this question without having full details. In the absence of a specific contractual obligation with your employer, you can always quit. The question is whether this will affect your disability insurance. As I understand the situation, your disability will end before the date you plan to leave employment, and I would therefore be surprised if the insurance were affected. But basically I cannot answer this question because I don't understand the reason you have to give 3 weeks' notice -- do you have an employment contract that requires this?

posted by Roger E. Kohn  |  May 30, 2012 07:41 AM [EST]

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