The Law at Work: Court says employer can refuse to allow an employee to withdraw a voluntary resignation

SCMV Shareholder Dan Eaton has authored another The Law at Work column in the San Diego Union-Tribune. In this article, Dan addresses whether or not an employer can allow an at-will employee who voluntarily resigned to rescind her resignation when she claims her resignation resulted from a temporarily “altered mental state” caused by medicine she was taking to address a disability.

Dan uses a case involving a Southern California Permanente Medical Group employee to explain that an employer’s refusal to allow an employee to withdraw a voluntary resignation is not an “adverse employment action” that triggers the protections of California’s employment discrimination law.

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