Questions tagged [furlough]

For questions where employers require their staff to take unpaid leaves of absence.

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Is it necessary to give notice while furloughed?

I live in New Jersey (an at will state in the U.S.) and I am currently furloughed. There may be a job offer underway and I was wondering if I would have to give current employer a two week notice. I ...
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Can an employer use discretion for furlough?

I left my job on 15/02/2020 (last payment date 25/02/2020) due to bullying which lead me to a nervous breakdown. Due to the state of my mental health this was something I decided on quite quickly and ...
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Notice period while on furlough

as I have decided to move back home at the beginning of June, I wondered if it was possible for me to handle the 4 weeks notice by 1st May and keep going till may 31st as furloughed? I assume the ...
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My company furloughed people and instituted pay cuts. Time to leave?

In the wake of the pandemic my company lost a lot of its business and clients, and revenue is down by over 60%. People were furloughed (and some in the overseas office were fired), and mandatory 15% ...
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Am I eligible to be placed on furlough after resigning?

I work for a small company in the UK. I had found another job and handed in my 4 weeks written notice, then coronavirus wreaked havoc with the British economy and my job offer was retracted (It was ...
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Changing line managers

Im in a strange situation where my line manager has been furloughed and as a result im temporarily being put under someone else in the department who I know, have worked with before and respect. And I ...
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Will my UK employer continue to pay me under furlough during my notice period?

If I resign now and give 4 weeks notice will my current employer still pay me under the furlough scheme? I would be starting my new job in May as an NHS call handler.
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Being made redundant after/during furloughed?

If you are made redundant after being put on Furlough, are you entitled to the usual notice period (contractually 3 months in this case), and on full pay (as opposed to the 80% whilst Furloughed)? Is ...
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Negotiating Salary Increase while Furloughed

I've worked at a US software startup for 2.5 years. In that time I've been promoted and given consistently positive feedback for my work. The raise that came with the promotion puts me just ahead of ...
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I have been furloughed and told that in order to come back my salary will be cut in half, indefinitely. Is this okay?

I work for a small non-profit and at the start of the pandemic in the United States myself and at least one other employee that I know of were furloughed. The other day I received an email stating ...
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Back pay for furlough deductions

My current employer has instituted 5 furlough days for this year (2016). Rather than choosing to not pay employees on the scheduled outage days, they have are deducting a small amount from every ...
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Vacation turning into furlough

The company I work for has a habit of shutting down around the holidays, usually a week for Thanksgiving and a week for Christmas in order to save a little money and give their staff a little time off....
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Leaving a job while furloughed/locked out

With the mass furlough of hundreds of thousands of U.S. government workers (and probably an equal number or more of contractor employees), I'd think at least some of these folks may use the time off ...
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Are there repercussions to opting to be furloughed?

I'm a newish employee (4 months on the job), and for some reason, my job description falls in the category of "essential services", although in real terms, it isn't. There are several others like me ...