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"What is it that I can do to end this relationship as quickly as possible?" TL-DR: Just. end. it. Please. You can end this relationship right now by stopping to engage in communications that cost you your health and wellbeing. I know it seems differently but it really isn't. Looking more closely to this situation, the only people who are ...


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What is it that I can do to end this relationship as quickly as possible? It depends on how much money is outstanding and how badly you need the payment. If it is not significant, just ignore any communications that they send and move on. If it is significant and you have fulfilled all of your contractual obligations, the only communication that you should ...


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I completely agree with the answers telling that you should now be loyal (or look good) to your new employer. Do you recall on a daily basis old coworkers that left a year ago? What you could do is to arrange for a contract work during these 6 weeks. Arrange within the limits of the law a way to work extra hard for extra pay and help them this way. I ...


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You are only forced to do exactly what your work contract says you should do. However, my current employer was quite shocked by the announcement, and have informed me that they will be in a very difficult position should I leave. They have requested that I stay a bit longer so that they can have time to find a replacement. This is not your problem in the ...


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Well, the capitalist solution is to go to the new employer and say "Suppose I were to say that I'm starting two months later, but I'm okay with taking $X less in my first year. For what value of $X would this be good news?" Then go to your old employers and say "Suppose I were to say that I'm staying two months longer, but I want to be paid $Y ...


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Tell them you cannot and will not be deferring the new job. Do not leave room for doubt or argument: "As I'm sure you understand, I gave extended notice, and they are going to be my new employers. Make no mistake, I will be starting with them on the date we contractually agreed." "They have already been generous and understanding, in allowing ...


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I agree 100% with the answers that state that you should move on at the end of your 6 week notice. It's obvious, however, that you feel some loyalty toward your current employer and some empathy that your departure is putting them in a tight spot, so here's an option that would allow you to help them out while not jeopardizing things with your new employer: ...


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