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Since when is FIRING an employee the exact same thing as allowing the employee to RESIGN his position?

 

Posted - February 13

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  • 16106
    It isn't the same.  However, there have been a number of cases where a person was permitted to resign rather than be fired, presumably to preserve any benefits they might have accrued.  
      February 13, 2021 9:33 PM MST
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  • 40739

     

      That’s exactly what happened here, “graciously” allowed to resign, anything to soften the blow. 

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      February 13, 2021 10:33 PM MST
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  • 6722
    It's not the exact same thing, but often an employee is told to resign to avoid being fired which is very close to the same thing. Having an employee resign, instead of being involuntarily terminated can have benefits for both sides.
      February 13, 2021 9:33 PM MST
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  • 40739

     

      Yes, I’m well aware of that, in this case it’s a sweetheart deal. 

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      February 13, 2021 10:35 PM MST
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  • 14157
    Part of the Washington two-step.
      February 14, 2021 2:08 PM MST
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