As an employer what are my rights when an employee takes back 2 weeks notice?

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As an employer what are my rights when an employee takes back 2 weeks notice?

an Employee gave me there 2 weeks notice then 4 days later reneged what are my rights?

Asked on May 9, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Does this employee have rights under any union agreement, employment contract or even company policy under the circumstances? Is not letting them continue employment constitute some form of legally actionable discrimination? If not, then you are under no legal obligation to allow this employee to stay. The fact is that in an "at will" work relationship, a company can set the conditions of employment much as it sees fit. This includes determining who gets to continue in its employ.


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