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Questions tagged [termination]

Company deciding that one's services are no longer required. Also known as "being fired."

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My previous employer made me leave my job, afterwards called it termination/expulsion and my salary is still not paid

Time line of events : December : Joined A startup as a team lead. January : Got paid late for December month salary at 10th January instead of last payment date 15th. Got paid in half and another ...
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Determine Rehire Precedence with Firm [on hold]

I am wanting to find out how to determine if there is precedences at a company for re-hiring persons who were terminated from the firm. I need ideas on how to find out this information. REVISION - ...
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Rehire after termination [closed]

I'd like to know how one can be re-hired at Garmin following a termination.
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How do I make amends and go about apologizing to former manager(s) after being dismissed for gross misconduct?

I was fired for gross misconduct , and want to apologize to my former mangers as I didn't see them at all during my last days at the company. Should i ring/message them to ask to meet face to face to ...
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Forfeiting 4 days of floating holidays/personal time after leaving current job?

I have already put in my 2 week notice for my current employer, as I will be starting another job in about 2-weeks time. However, I failed to remember that I have 4 unused floating holidays/personal ...
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Fired from 4-month job in which I gained experience and skills working as a cashier and in food service

In 2017, I worked at an amusement park for about 4 months and got experience working as a cashier and at multiple different restaurants and other food/drink service locations in the park such as Tim ...
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How to deal with end of employment after probation period

I've recently ended with a company after my probation period with a company in the UK. However during the position I've learnt some valuable skills, including new techniques and coding languages, ...
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Interviewing spouse of a fired employee

We are a small organisation (50+ people). Recently an employee was fired. Events leading to her termination escalated quickly and everything happened very fast (within 1-2 days). Obviously, she did ...
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Fired for doing disallowed web searches; how can I show it was outside my control?

My employer found that I had been conducting certain prohibited web searches on my work devices, and fired me. I had no screen locks or passwords on any of my work devices - and didn't know I was ...
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Wanting to leave to start my own business, however the company president relies on me heavily

I'm looking to leave to start my own business. I'm managing a team of 9 developers and our president is not very tech fluent to say the least. Also, our president is about to let go of an ...
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What does a job reference check/back ground check actually entail? [closed]

I was fired from my last job for gross misconduct due to a breach of confidentiality. When i apply for jobs in the future, what exactly happens when my new employer does a reference check on my past ...
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Why fire an employee who is resigning?

If an employee tells their manager about plans to leave the company at a certain date or even hand in their resignation with a longer notice than required by the contract, there is the possibility ...
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Have I been terminated? [closed]

I am working with a bank in india. I stole money from my friends bag and when the cctv footage was checked by mentor, I kept all the money in her bag and everyone came to know my friend found her ...
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What are the ethical concerns of giving a notice period to an incompetent employee when it’s not required by contract? [closed]

I'm a team leader and I have a developer subordinate who is incompetent. They joined the company about six months ago and have failed in every single task given. At first, I thought it was simply an ...
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Fired on my 2nd day at work…what can I do? [closed]

So this client hired me on a contract basis via staffing agency (SA). SA recruiter interviewed me first and then contacted my references which were my previous supervisors. She said the feedback she ...
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Should I apologize to my former employer? [closed]

2 months ago I was fired from a job that I loved due to me running late a couple of times. I can say that When I was at the company (actually, it was a school) I devoted my energy and heart into ...
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Fired in Probation Period, Boss offers to make it look good in reference letter [closed]

I was fired at the end of my probation period, because I called in sick too many times. My boss said he wants to make it look like I was only temporary there for a project, so that it doesn't look ...
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I just got fired. What to tell in future interviews? And was I dismissed fairly? [duplicate]

I was laid off 2 hours ago and I don't have a big savings buffer, so I am immediately sending out job applications and getting in contact with my network to try and land a new job ASAP. My question ...
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He said she said

I was fired over a he said she said situation. I was accused of showing a inappropriate picture on my cell phone to a coworker whom I had never met before going in to fill in at work. We laughed, ...
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Termiated after corporate takeover without severence [closed]

I was let go yesterday after 27 years. My company had terminated us 7 months ago during the takeover and the new owner rehired us for the same jobs on the same day. Now I am fired with 2 weeks notice ...
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I asked for 10 days leave from my company, they are not allowing me [closed]

What should I do? I asked for 10 days leave from my company but they are only granting me 2 days leave. I have explained everything in a letter, but they are not granting me 10 days leave. My boss ...
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Wrongful dismissal [closed]

I was wondering if you guys can help me out a bit. I feel like I have been wrongfully dismiss by my general manager. I had 5 days left off my probation and he decided to terminate me on Nov 9, 2018. ...
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Sign-on bonus repayments upon leaving a company

I'm leaving my company (in the US, IL) before one year cycle. And I have to return the $5000 relocation lump sum that I received (I actually received only $3000 after tax), under the condition that if ...
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Can they fire me due to being sick?

I work in the deli area or the fresh produce at Walmart. I had to call in to work for a week due to me being sick with a nasty cough. At this time I had no idea what it was. I was congestive through ...
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Requesting a lay off after being chosen to stay during a big company lay off?

I work in software engineering in the West Coast of the United States and I am a part of a dev team of about 45 full-time people. Recently, 30 of those people got laid off. Those 30 people will ...
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Termination of employment because of gross misconduct involving ISO 27001

I work for a small UK company in the IT department. Hearing other employees struggle with the slow internet connection I discover malicious software (trojan horse) in the Internet access point. I ...
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Vacation days not paid

I worked in a restaurant chain for almost nine years and got fired. I had 10 paid vacation days I never used. How can I get them to pay these out to me?
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Telling your boss you're leaving due to loss of faith in the company [duplicate]

I work for a small team. There are only 26 total employees. In the past year I'd taken on major management responsibilities and put in a huge amount of overtime.This gave me the impression that it was ...
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Fired for third time from a software development job. What to do?

Today I was fired from a software company.. for the 3rd time in 1.5 years. Needless to say I feel like I reached bottom and it's impossible to get out without changing career. Should I change a career?...
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Fired for inappropriate behavior. How to handle resume and future jobs? [duplicate]

So a month ago I was forced from my job for inappropriate behavior. I am still claiming that it didnt happen... so essentially someone I was working training at the time was placing claims about me ...
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I fear I am being set up to be fired by my direct manager. How to save my job?

I've received nothing but praise for months since I started working as a developer at this company. I've introduced a few changes (scrum, Slack, peer review) that upper management loves. Suddenly, ...
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Can I use NDA materials to force my employer to pay my salary if I haven't signed NDA agreement? [closed]

I've been working with this company for a quite some time, we don't have any formal agreement, I haven't signed anything. At the same time among our clients were some really big and well known ...
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I would like to go back to a job I lost, does it make sense to apply at another staffing agency that is recruiting for the same company? [closed]

I was working at a company through a local staffing agency, but lost the job mostly due to attendance issues. When I asked the agency about possibly getting my job back, I was told the company ...
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Two week notice when this Monday (9/3/2018) is labor day [closed]

United States location: If someone has a job that they need to start on Monday that's 2 weeks away (in this case Sept 17th), would a 2 week notice given on Tue (9/4/2018) count as a traditional or ...
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Stuck in a toxic environment, Co-worker unjustly fired and don't know what to do [closed]

I've been working a job at a startup for almost two months now, and I've been getting more and more uncomfortable with my work situation. My boss is often difficult to work with, and recently he had ...
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Can I resign if given a “second chance” (UK)?

I broke my contract. I had a meeting with my boss where at the start of the meeting he intended to terminate me immediately. At the end of the meeting he decided to suspend me for two days and bring ...
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Written warning for allegedly “slacking off” (in Germany)

Disclaimer: I am asking this question for a friend, since he does not want to make an account here for one reason or another. My friend works as an IT expert in quite a large company, in Germany. He ...
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Let go after revealing LGBT status, should I include this job on my resume? [duplicate]

I started working as an administrative assistant in Wisconsin through a staffing agency in March, and one morning in June (about 3 months in), I got a call from my agency coordinator and was told that ...
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Almost fired after trial month, but they let me stay “to see improvements” one more week. What does it mean?

First of all, I'm not a bad worker, I maybe was just too confident everything would be OK. The thing is that I didn't opened myself as I should (and can) to let them see the value I could contribute ...
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Being terminated and last paycheck [closed]

I see in California law that an employer has to give the final paycheck to a terminated employer within 72 hours. I was let go from a part time job where I worked 6 hours a week. I was let go and wasn’...
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Maintaining Relationships After Termination [closed]

What, in general, is the best protocol to maintain relationships with former colleagues/bosses when you are terminated? Can you still be friends and ask for good recommendations from them? Or should ...
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Should you inform the higher-ups if you believe that a (lower) supervisor didn't follow the correct procedure to force a resignation? [closed]

Someone got the boot from a supervisor which clearly was not informed of the actual work of the employee (all the reasons for termination/forced resignation where one-sided and didn't really stand to ...
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Will being dismissed from work affect dbs check in England [closed]

The offence was sleeping on wake night duty. Work with vulnerable adults. The police was not involved. Disciplinary meeting lead to summary dismissed. My other question is will they state it in my ...
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How to handle interview questions about job on which I was unfairly terminated?

Earlier this year I was terminated from a multi-year engineering job for being late on delivery of a project. At the time, I saw my firing as bordering on illegal termination since I was working ...
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How to tailor my resume after getting fired? [duplicate]

A bit of history: I'm in my mid-30s and finished university in 2015. English is my second language, and my verbal and written communication skills are not that great. I had been driving Uber for 2 ...
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May a recently terminated employee share their dismissal letter with others? [closed]

Suppose a recently terminated employee wants to show others a copy of his or her dismissal letter. For example, the reasons given in the letter might be of interest to other employees, or to ...
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How to professionally prepare my manager for a buggy system

The long and short of things is that my manager has me working on a project that has the most limited time scale I've ever seen. The timeline was given by the client, not determined by the project. ...
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I was terminated after my last new job interview [closed]

I was terminated during extended probation, due to a mismatch between my seniority and my competence, according to my boss. This was my 6th month, and although my colleagues don't agree with her and ...
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Terminated for too many mistakes on the first month [closed]

I landed in my new job that required ten years of experience, and where I realised it was too informal. My last environment was open and encouraged asking questions, and people from different ...
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Can I be fired for something I did before I was hired? [closed]

I was fired for something I did before I was hired with the company. It was not a crime but was immature behavior. I’m trying to find out if I was fired for misconduct. I’m looking at the misconduct ...