Employee resigns with plans to start over (Legal View)

University worker can’t resign from job without also resigning from school: Arbitrator
By Jeffrey Smith
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 08/07/2015

A worker who resigned but then accepted another position with the same employer just two weeks later is not entitled to credit for her previous service, an arbitrator in British Columbia has ruled.


Derra Truscott attended Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Vancouver. After she graduated, she started working in the university’s temporary pool in 2008. Two years later, she was hired in a full-time position as a program assistant in the university’s lifelong learning department at the downtown campus.