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Voluntary Terminations: New Jersey

Voluntary Terminations requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: John Sarno, Employers Association of New Jersey


  • New Jersey employers who desire to utilize resignation notice policies can do so by including those policies in their on-boarding paperwork or employee handbooks. See Resignation Notice Policies.
  • New Jersey courts use the familiar standard to evaluate constructive discharge (forced resignation) cases, but New Jersey has a specific rule to determine when such a claim would accrue. See Constructive Discharge.