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If an employer gave employee the required 60 day notice of termination, does the employee have to continue working those 60 days
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Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 1 year ago
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Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 1 year ago

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
The employee has a contract that states, Notice of termination: 60 days advance notice of termination is required. The employer gave notice to employee 60 days contract termination. Does the employee have to accept the 60 days notice and continue working or can they leave that day?
Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 1 year ago

Thank you for the information:

Does the employee have to accept the 60 days notice and continue working or can they leave that day?

Response: Accept the notice and continue to work until the 60 days have expired.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
The question was do you have to.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I have another job offer. Am I obligated to continue working if they terminated me
Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 1 year ago

Yes, the employee has contractual obligation to stay until the expiration of the 60-day notice.

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Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 1 year ago

However, if there is an offer on the table, the employee can inform the employer and get mutual releases to terminate the employment contract immediately.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
They denied that so if I leave they can sue me?
Employment Lawyer: Phillips Esq., Attorney-at-Law replied 1 year ago

Yes, they can sue for breach of the contract, for leaving before the expiration of the 60-day notice.

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