Questions tagged [notice-period]

Time between when a letter of resignation is submitted and the final day of work. Varies among cultures where in North America this will usually be 2 weeks but can be longer in Europe and other parts of the world.

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Co-worker refuses to do my work during my notice

I am currently serving notice, in a reputed MNC, where the notice period is said to be streamlined and smooth. My task was to handle the client and do minimal tasks, while a co-worker was to handle ...
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Can a company increase notice period for any reason, while serving?

P.S - Please note that the question mentioned in this link is not similar to my situation, as my situation is better than that, and I don't want to go for the lawyer thing before trying other means. I ...
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Will I still have to provide the 4 weeks notice if I'm still on probation?

I am currently just 2 weeks into a new job and I don't think it's a good fit. Nothing bad about the company or the work they do, I just don't think it's a good fit. I have been applying for new jobs ...
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If I submit notice before the work day begins, does that day count as Day 1?

My job is M-F, standard business hours. If I submit my two-week notice on Monday the 9th, then Tuesday the 10th is Day 1, and my last working day is Monday, the 23rd, correct? But what if I submit the ...
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Potential new employer wants to contact my current employer as part of intrusive background checks

I've got a formal job offer, conditional on the background checks. Because of my sector, the background checks are being detailed and intrusive. The prospective new employer wants to contact my ...
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While serving notice period, an offer was given and revoked. What now?

I work in an IT firm in India. I have been serving notice since January 25 to my current organization. Two days ago, they gave me a generous offer and I revoked my notice period based on that. Please ...
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Should I hand in my notice at my current employer without a contract from my new employer? (UK)

I currently have a 2 month notice period so given the current agreed upon start date with my new employer I'd have to give my notice in tomorrow. However, I am yet to have received a written contract ...
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How long would be reasonable to notify my company of my resignation in advance, without mandatory notice period?

I joined my current company last year. When I signed my contract, they explained to me that I would be on a year-long trial period, during which there is no notice required for any party to terminate ...
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Job offer was rescinded just days before starting. How should I proceed?

I currently work at Company A (media/entertainment) and recently interviewed at and accepted an offer at Company B (agriculture). As of today, I was on my last couple of days at Company A, after ...
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What is the official date of resignation when registered mail was delivered on time, but went to a collection point to be picked up the next day?

I quit on 25th February and sent a letter (tracking with signature) to the HR department since my contract says that the resignation should be in written format. The letter could not be delivered but ...
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I’ve had a phone call to say I’ve got job but still waiting on contract etc

I interviewed last Tues and called on Thurs to say I’ve got job. It’s now a week and no contract and details etc.. I told them I needed to give notice. How long before I start chasing??
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Notice Period during Probation Time - Confusion

I am still on my probation and would like to quit, but I don't understand if my notice period is 1 week as per Clause 10.2 or 4 weeks Clause 10.3. I want to leave asap so I want to give 1 week of ...
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Is it legal for a UK company to withhold salary increase if employment contract change is not accepted?

I have a UK employment contract with 2 month notice period (so far 1.5 years). In my first year, my manager sent me an excel file with some stuff to help guide my expectations around salary raises. It ...
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Should I discuss with manager before resigning?

I am planning to resign from my current job. This is going to be my first resignation so I am not sure how to go about it. In my current job I have 90 days notice period with option for buyback of ...
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To leave before the end of notice period

I was not happy in my current team at work because of the behavior of my lead and, luck, just after the break I was approached by the resourcing office to see if I would be interested in moving to a ...
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Employer wants to increase my notice period - however I feel I am underpaid for this to happen

I am a developer working at a company in the UK (been there close to 3 years). Our team which used to be an 8 person team is now just 2 of us. This has put me in the position of being the most ...
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Protocol for onboarding after 2 months notice

I accepted a job offer right before Christmas break (both parties have signed and dated the contract). I sent them the signed copy on the 21st. Their offices are closed 17th to 4th. This is my first ...
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How do I get colleagues to stop piling work on me in my last month of work? [closed]

EDIT: Thanks so much for all the feedback and suggestions! You're right, I'm not obligated to do any extra work and it's not my problem if things burn after I leave. For those asking, I work remotely ...
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Received a copy of my contract that has pages missing

I've just received a copy of my contract I signed back in April 2018, and it appears that the document was scanned and uploaded but there's pages missing. The copy of the contract I received from my ...
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Uncertain notice period

I have been offered a new job and they are keen for me to start ASAP. I've not been at my current job very long (4.5 months) and I'm not sure how much notice to give my current employer. It is ...
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Can I give the resignation at month end without serving notice period? [closed]

I am willing to give resignation at the last day of month and not serving the notice period, will it be accepted? I have 2 months notice period and willing to resign immediately.
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During notice period unable to perform my duties due to lack of skills, but willingness to serve notice period

I am from India. I have resigned from my current organization and the reason I have resigned because I lack the skills to perform the tasks expected to be performed. Now, even after resigning the ...
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I am supposed to start training 1 week before I put in my notice

I planned on putting my two week notice in around a week from now. A colleague I work with just put theirs in. I am going to speak with them and let them know that I also plan to quit. This colleague ...
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Should I give notice at work before closing on the house I'm selling? Moving to the other coast after selling

Should I give notice at work before closing on the house I'm selling? I'll be signing the closing contract in two weeks. I was thinking of giving notice now at work, but I know the buyer can back out ...
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What if I don't want to complete my notice period, Due to Negative workplace behavior? [duplicate]

My company cutting my salary 30% due to covid work from home [this is not just for me it's for all employees working in the company. They said the productivity of employees is decreased. They giving ...
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May a US employer legally order you not to say goodbye to anyone?

May my boss legally forbid me from telling anyone goodbye before I leave the company? Working as a manager, I gave two weeks' notice in writing yesterday. Though I put it to her in a very different ...
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What does this Resignation/Termination condition mean? [closed]

I am quoting one of the termination conditions on my offer letter which I am unable to understand. Can anyone please help. The condition is as follows: The Company may, at its discretion, choose to ...
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Current company extended notice period and told me when I resigned

I have been working in this company (Indian IT Service Based Company) since last two years. When I joined, I was told that notice period is of one month. My colleagues were subject to the same when ...
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Do notice periods stated in the company rules and regulations override those stated in offer letters?

I live and work in India. When I joined my company, my offer letter said we have a notice period of 2 months. However, later they shared a company rules and regulations document where they stated that ...
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Extracting work from people who are on PIPs but who we also cannot fire?

I work on a team of seven software developers where two of them have basically just given up. They got put on performance improvement plans, but instead of upping their game they are basically waiting ...
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Should I wait as long as I can before giving my notice or give notice as soon as possible? [Ontario / Canada]

Location is Ontario / Canada.. I am a full time employee - not a consultant or a contractor. Legal notice time is 2 weeks. If I know that I will be leaving in 4 weeks, is there any reason (or any ...
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How to ask HR for status of background check before giving notice at current company? (CA,USA)

I just received an offer I'm really excited about with a proposed start date 3 weeks from now, but everything is contingent on passing the background and reference check. I have no reason to be ...
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Can I leave before serving my *voluntary* notice period (with the notice period required by my contract already being served)

Location: UK In January, I made the decision to hand in my notice of resignation for the sake of my mental wellbeing - the stress became too much for me to bare, and after a number of attempts to ...
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Can an employer in the Netherlands deny me holiday leave during my notice period in the last month of my yearly holiday rota?

I have handed in my resignation to a Dutch company which I am currently working for, however, I misunderstood the contractual notice period. In the contract it says I must provide "one calendar ...
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Can I stop my employer from shortening my 3-month notice period if I resign?

I have a three month long notice period. If I hand over notice to employer, will I be able to enforce 3 months notice and stop my employer from unreasonably shortening it? Because of the three month ...
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Can I / should I negotiate a longer notice period (than the standard 2 weeks) when I am a critical employee? What recompense could I expect?

I've decided to start looking for a new job. Currently, my contract is "at will", so I could just quit tomorrow, but 2 weeks is a typical/expected notice period. My current role is somewhat ...
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Is it appropriate to walk out after giving notice before my two weeks are up?

I started my job two months ago. Since then I have learned we are over staffed and I spend the majority of the day with nothing to do. I found a new job that is a better fit and handed in my two weeks ...
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Employer is terminating my notice period early without consent

Last week I handed in my resignation. In my contract it stipulates that the company can terminate employment given one month's written notice and the employee given three months’ notice. My contract ...
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Remote employer refuses to approve my vacation

This is my first time posting here so I will try to be brief and to the point: I worked in the current company for year and a half. They are stationed in USA, but I work for them from Serbia. I ...
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I gave the wrong notice period, how do I salvage the situation?

I have made a mistake and utilised an old copy of my contract (it had changed during my working history at my current company) which said a 1 month notice period on it. This is what I have told the ...
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My boss trying to take revenge on me.what should i do?

I am starting a new job tomorrow, but my boss insists I need to finish tasks at my old job or else I can't leave. What should I do? Context My old boss is running his own business on company salary ...
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Is longer notice period from employer and employee good or bad?

I am in a situation that I want to increase my job security because there's a risk of layoff people in the future, I was wondering maybe having a longer mutual notice period from both employee and ...
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Resigning before starting [closed]

I am in a difficult position about a failed job change and I wanted to know the opinion of the veterans here. A few facts about the contract: There is a clause to make me pay some penalty if I resign ...
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Glassdoor & company's product reviews are bad. Should I join?

Company A, with around 1500 employees is a subsidiary of a larger consumer Company B which is active in investments and has good market performance. I received a call from a recruiter on a job portal. ...
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Do I compulsorily need to serve notice period after resigning during probation period?

First, Please go through this probation period clause in my current company's offer letter. Location - India (If that matters) Probation Period: You will be on probation for a period of 12 months ...
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Timing between notifying that I am quitting and background check?

I accepted a job offer but it is contingent on a background check. In the offer letter, the start date is 2 weeks from now. I did not lie about anything on my resume, but I am always a bit paranoid ...
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Notice period to be served [closed]

I joined a firm in November 2019. As per my appointment letter the company had put me on a probation period of 6 months. It mentioned that I will have to serve a notice period of 1 month if I resign ...
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Negotiated a reduced notice that I think is being reneged

I recently decided to leave a position after 4 months, as it simply wasn't working out. I had a two month notice period in my contract and had found a new position already that I am eager to start. I ...
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What is considered the day I “voluntarily leave” the company? The day I give notice or my last day when notice period ends? [closed]

What is considered the day I “voluntarily leave” the company? The day I give the notice or the day I actually leave the company? Background is I have a payback agreement with my current employer that ...
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Underpaying employer trying to get me to extend notice period; should I just give excessive notice in hopes they'll pay severance?

Background I've worked with my current employer (Ontario division of a large tech company) for about 5 years now. For the past 5 years, I've been in a "senior engineer" position, but for the ...
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