Voluntary Terminations: California
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jennifer K. Achtert, Fisher Phillips
- At will employees who provide adequate notice of resignation to their employers in California are statutorily entitled to certain wages and benefits within a fixed period of time. See Notice of Resignation.
- California state courts analyze claims for forced resignation or constructive discharge by examining the employer's intent and state of mind leading up to the resignation. See Constructive Discharge.