How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Allen M., Esq. Your Own Question
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq., Employment Lawyer
Category: Employment Law
Satisfied Customers: 18813
Experience:  Employment/Labor Law Litigation
20011183
Type Your Employment Law Question Here...
Allen M., Esq. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Or Madame, I was granted a sabbatical leave from the

Customer Question

Dear Sir or Madame,
I was granted a sabbatical leave from the nonprofit I started in 2012 for a six month period with the agreement that I would notify the organization of my intent to return or resign at the end of the sabbatical at the half way point. Approximately one month ago
I resigned from a position verbally At a board meeting. The written resignation was submitted a week or so later. The written resignation stated that the resignation was active Feb 1, 2016 and the verbal resignation did not indicate a date. Is it my legal right For the organization to honor my stated resignation date?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Allen M., Esq. replied 1 year ago.

No, it is not. In employment law, when you give you resignation and a notice period, what you are technically doing is resigning immediately but then offering the employer the right to an additional period of your service.

The employer is not under any obligation to accept the period of service and their decision not to does not convert the resignation to a termination.

Related Employment Law Questions