What should I do?
Get Legal Help Today
Secured with SHA-256 Encryption
What should I do?
I signed a 3-year labor contract with a company in PA, saying that if I
Asked on April 1, 2017 under Employment Labor Law, California
SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 5 years ago | Contributor
Quitting is voluntary: while you can be asked to quit, be pressured to quit, etc. you *cannot* be forced to quit. Stand firm: do not sign a resignation letter and keep telling them you never quit. They can fire you if they want, of course, but then you will not owe them the money under the contract and may be eligible for unemployment benefits (and if the way they fired you violates the terms of your contract, you may be able to sue them for compensation for breach of contract). If they want you out, force them to act.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.