Unilateral Withdrawal of a Resignation - Legal ConsiderationsPosted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 23 October 2009
This article considers legal issues relevant to the unilateral withdrawal of a resignation.
A resignation is a unilateral act which, if expressed in clear and unconditional terms, brings a contract of employment to an end. The issue of withdrawing a resignation once given is not straightforward and much will depend on the circumstances of the particular case.
What happens if an employee wishes to withdraw a resignation but the employer refuses?
In general, an employee does not have the right to unilaterally withdraw his/her resignation once given. However, it appears clear from caselaw
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