When Is It Legal to Quit a Job?

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Can I Quit My Job without Giving Notice?

Deciding whether to quit a job can be stressful. Generally, when deciding to quit a job, one does not need to give notice. However, there are a few instances where giving notice may be required, or at least preferable:

What Are Some Legal Consequences of Quitting My Job?

From a legal perspective, there are no consequences for quitting a job. As mentioned above, the only time there may be legal consequences of quitting a job will not result in the breach of a contract or other agreement.  However, there may be other negative effects of leaving a job.

Will I Be Able to Collect Unemployment If I Quit My Job?

Many individuals believe that if they quit a job, they will not be able to collect unemployment benefits. Contrary to popular belief, there are a few instances where someone is still entitled to unemployment compensation after they quit a job.

Should I Seek Legal Help?

If you are considering quitting a job, it would be wise to consult with an employment attorney first to understand the laws of your state. If you are under contract or some other agreement, an experienced lawyer will help you understand your rights and responsibilities, and may help you avoid any disastrous, unintended consequences of quitting your job.

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Last Modified: 09-14-2015 10:10 PM PDT

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