1 Feb, 2019 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

Altercation with the employer (and abandonment of post)

1 Feb, 2019 by Marianne Favre Moreillon
Following an argument with his employer, the employee returns his keys and suddenly leaves the company. Does this behavior constitute abandonment of post?

When an employee abruptly leaves his workstation without just cause, he may, depending on the circumstances, be guilty of abandonment of employment. The employer cannot, however, hold it against the employee under any circumstances.

This article develops the following topics:

  • the situation of abandonment of employment
  • circumstances under which abandonment of position may be considered
  • duration of the absence
  • altercation with the employer and abandonment of employment

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