Severance Pay

Discussion in 'Law and Justice System' started by manu1959, Jan 18, 2006.

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  1. let them stay the two weeks

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  2. pay them for two weeks ($1600) and ask them to leave today

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  3. ask them to leave today and pay them nothing

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  1. manu1959
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    One of my jr staff resigned today and offered to stay on two weeks
     
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    As long as the work can get done, ask them to leave and pay. Assuming they are going to competitor, no need for them to have more info.
     
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    Why did the resigne?
     
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    The decision that you can sleep best at night with.
     
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    If they're leaving on good terms, and not to work for a competitor, then allow them to stay on the two weeks...

    If they're leaving on not so good terms, or for another competitor, ask them to leave effective immediately.

    Severence pay depends on whether or not that's a standard with you...
     
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    I would pay and let go sooner than later. Unless you feel this person is no threat to your business if they go to the competition.
     
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    I voted to let them go now, unless you are desparate for work to get done on a tight deadline. Sometimes lame ducks can have a negative effect on other employees.
     
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    she bought a condo she can't afford and convinced someone to give her more money than she is worth
     
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    In that case, "toodles"...and no sev. pay, either...
     
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    she is leaving on good terms....she is going to a competitor,

    i recommended she leave asap, didn't want the negative energy around, and give her the 1600 she would have got if she stayed.....seemed like the fair thing.....essentially she would get a two week paid vacation for quitting....

    i was overruled by the sr partner no severance.....

    so i told her she could stay......

    couldn't live with myself if i put someone on the street without a paycheck even if they did quit.
     

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