Rudner Law

You don’t need to be a fashionista to appreciate the value of being able to recognize current trends. Having a good sense of where the wind is blowing will often let you be proactive and ahead of the curve. While this blog won’t give you any top fashion advice, we do strive to recognize and

Seinfeld, Season 2, Episode 7, “The Revenge”, in a boardroom: 

LEVITAN: Is that Costanza over there? What are you doing here?

GEORGE: What?

LEVITAN: Am I crazy, or didn’t you quit?

GEORGE: When?

LEVITAN: Friday.

GEORGE: Oh, what? What? That? Are you kidding? I didn’t quit. What? You took that seriously?

The Revenge

Suppose you are an employee who was placed on temporary layoff. During the layoff, you obtain new employment, which you intend to be temporary, until you are recalled to work. Does accepting this new employment constitute resignation from your previous position?

The answer is not the same in every circumstance; however, in two recent cases,