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    On Thursday I gave my employer my two weeks notice (they were actually aware that I was leaving for some time, but I wanted to make it official and submitted my letter of resignation). On Friday I arrived at work and was ushered into the HR office where I found my personal belongings in a box and my manager told the HR person to talk to me and then let me out of the building and I was not allowed back in.
    The company is now claiming that I resigned from my position and that I should not receive compensation for my last two weeks, but they are also claiming that they did not terminate me and that I should not be allowed to collect unemployment. Is this correct? I never agreed to this Friday being my last day. The only thing they have in writing from me is my letter of resignation with a date two weeks from now. At no point during my meeting with HR did I agree that this Friday should be my last day.
    Can they do this? Or should I be able to at least get unemployment for the two weeks up until my actual date of resignation?

    Thanks!

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    Hello,

    It is very common for employers to let employees go as soon as they give their notice of resignation.

    As far as unemployment, go ahead and file - it can't hurt. But a condition of unemployment benefits is that you are seeking work full time and are able and willing to work.

    Best wishes.
    Sue
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