June 18, 2014
Craig T. Byrnes
• An employee who needs an accommodation for a disability is told there's no work for him, and
he should just quit.
• An accountant in a company with state contracts finds that the company is illegally overbilling
the state. Her boss tells her to resign quietly.
• A victim of sexual harassment in the workplace is given two options: (a) take two weeks pay
and resign quietly, or (b) just quit.
Fearful of harming their employment record and not knowing what the right thing to do is, employees frequently quit their jobs when their employers have do...