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,

Maybe you saw a back-to-school ad and felt nostalgic, or maybe you’ve been thinking about enhancing your credentials to make your next career move. Whatever the reason, employees who are considering further education often ask: can I take a leave of absence from my job to go back to school?

For those who want to