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Notice Period to the employer!!

Postby ilayaraja.raju » Thu, 17 Sep 2009 12:35 pm

What would happen if i dont give notice to leave my job?

I hate my job and i'm starting to look around for a new one. my problem is that acording to my staff handbook because im management in a shop i have to give 4 weeks notice before i can leave. i havent found a new job yet but i dont think i will have much chance if a new employer would have to wait that long before i can start with them. what would happen if i dont serve the notice period.

Is it possible for an employer lodge a police complaint and file the case in MOM?

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Postby Nath21 » Thu, 17 Sep 2009 1:11 pm

The police wont get involved your breaking a contract so your employer is allowed to withold your pay or adjust it for the four weeks. Obviously you can time it so this dosent happen but I would say its a pretty low act. You are hurting their company by not allowing them time to fill a position so they are a man down. Often this impacts your workmates as well. If you did time it so you left with notice and no impact in pay then the company can take you to court to get 4 weeks pay out of you. Im not sure if the MOM would take action. If your not a PR or citizen then it would most likely. All employers are aware of 4 week notice its pretty standard. Senior Mgt can 3-6 months sometimes.

All a man has in this world which cant be taken from him, only given up by him, is his word once you lose that you have no integrity. I would caution you not to do it the 4 weeks is understood by other employers and it imay have consequences to you if your a non resident.

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Postby ringo100100 » Thu, 17 Sep 2009 4:19 pm

Some comments:

1) Four weeks is standard and most people will wait that long.

2) You can buy out your contract.

3) Ask old company to let you go early - unless you are essential (I am thinking not) most will let you go as they know you will be less efficient.

4) Use leave that you haven't taken - may get you a week.

5) If all else fails and both companies are unreasonable, then just leave and keep your fingers crossed.

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Postby ilayaraja.raju » Fri, 18 Sep 2009 2:36 pm

Hi Guys,

Thanks for the update.

I am a Singapore PR.

I feel it like a hell. So much of torture. I dont like to work with them.

I wanna leave this job and to be peaceful.. Even i am not having a job, it is better. I dont want to live with them.

Please advise.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 18 Sep 2009 10:17 pm

Pay salary in lieu of notice and leave. If you have to give them 1 month's notice then pay them one month's salary and you are free. If you have to give them 3 months salary then pay them 3 month's salary and leave. Otherwise, you lack of integrity will follow you throughout your life possibly.

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Postby ilayaraja.raju » Tue, 22 Sep 2009 10:29 am

Hi sundaymorningstaple,

I cant afford to pay one month pay in lieu of noice period. Can I quit job without any notice or pay. I need to find another job. I am a PR. I need to manage myself until I get a new job. This workplace is really hard for me to work. I loose my enegy and strength. I need to quit this job. Please advise guys!!!

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Postby ksl » Tue, 22 Sep 2009 11:10 am

ilayaraja.raju wrote:Hi sundaymorningstaple,

I cant afford to pay one month pay in lieu of noice period. Can I quit job without any notice or pay. I need to find another job. I am a PR. I need to manage myself until I get a new job. This workplace is really hard for me to work. I loose my enegy and strength. I need to quit this job. Please advise guys!!!
So quit, nobody is stopping you! Tell the boss you find the job too difficult and you are stopping asap, with no pay and leave! Though many people hate work they are doing, many people need the money and cannot afford to quit, the risks are for you to take!

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Postby monday » Fri, 25 Sep 2009 2:39 pm

What would happen if i dont give notice to leave my job?

I hate my job and i'm starting to look around for a new one. my problem is that acording to my staff handbook because im management in a shop i have to give 4 weeks notice before i can leave. i havent found a new job yet but i dont think i will have much chance if a new employer would have to wait that long before i can start with them. what would happen if i dont serve the notice period.

Is it possible for an employer lodge a police complaint and file the case in MOM?

Hi Ilayaraj.raju

I Can advise you to go through contract first and be familiar about your trems and condition. Make yourself cleary whether are you in trems with your boss?

consequence are:
1. If you have sign on the contract 4 weeks notice period? you've to give 4 weeks notice saying that u'll leave the job in 4 week from the date of your notice.

2. If u don't want to work for notice period! in that cause u've to pay the money to company then u can leave on the same day?

3. Can ask your campany to releave you early than your notice period, if they find your replacement? some company they do let u go.

4. Your company can take legal action againts you ( if they really want to give u hardtime) if you leave job without any piror notice because you signed of their contract. (There is nothing will do with police, everythink through labour court)

5. MOM can involve even for both party. If your not giving notice or lieu. Or your company not giving lieu or your salary. Most of the company ever went to MOM but lots of employee gone to MOM. MOM call the company ask them to pay the money, if they not then MOM call the company to Labour court.

Write me back if you need more clarification

All the best for your job hunt.

with regards
Monday

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 25 Sep 2009 7:51 pm

MOM will only get involved if the employee falls under the purview of the Employment Act. This means the employer would have to use a civil court if they wanted to pursue it.


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