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Undoubtedly many times the problems in the jobstress, the lack of opportunity to promote, the work environment or the possibility of getting a better work activity, have provoked thoughts about abandon our jobbut if it’s the first time you will resignsurely you will wonder how much time in advance you have to warn and in this note we will clarify this mystery.
Can I resign from one day to the next?
According to the Federal Labor Law (LFT) there is no obligation on the part of the employees in warn with some term of advance about his resignationso it can even be one day to another.
“When a worker decides to resign, whether verbally or in writing, for personal or professional reasons or a combination of both, no one can prohibit them from doing so”, according to Alejandra Massud, partner at the GLZ Abogados firm and specialist in labor law.
However, you should consider that the give up overnight It can generate a negative professional image for you, since other employers could consider you as a person with a lack of responsibility and commitment to the company and the team jobwhich can hinder your future job opportunities.
How to resign without having legal problems?
As commented by the lawyer Massud, at the time of give up It is important to leave a letter stating your willingness to end your employment relationshipwhich you must present to your direct boss or to the human resources department of the companyin this way you can avoid any legal conflict against you.
“A resignation It is a unilateral declaration of will by the worker to terminate the employment relationship with the employer. In the event of a labor trial, the resignation is evaluated along with the rest of the evidence and arguments presented to determine its validity.as expressed by Óscar de la Vega Castillo, founding partner of the firm D&MAbogados.
That is, there is no rule about a specific deadline for announce you resignationYes, you must leave the letter to avoid legal problems, in addition to ensuring that you receive the benefits to which you are entitled, such as the settlement (which includes the proportional payment of vacations, Christmas bonus, vacation bonus, and any other extra-legal benefit established in your contract).
What happens if I resign and do not deliver my brief?
In case you get to give upbut you do not deliver your writing or sign your resignation formally, you run the risk of the following:
- The company may not pay you the legal benefits.
- You will have to fight your benefits before the corresponding labor authorities, which will be a waste of resources and time.