Subchapter D. DESIGNATION
604a.8. Notice of resignation.
604a.9. Effective date of resignation.
604a.10. Acceptance or rejection of resignation.
§ 604a.8. Notice of resignation.
Notice of resignation shall consist of a voluntary termination of employment evidenced by an affirmative statement, either written or oral, of the employees intent to resign.
§ 604a.9. Effective date of resignation.
(a) When an employee gives notice of the effective date of resignation, the resignation shall take effect on the specified date.
(b) When an employee does not specify an effective date of resignation, the resignation shall take effect immediately.
(c) A resignation submitted during or at the termination of a leave of absence shall be effective on the date submitted.
§ 604a.10. Acceptance or rejection of resignation.
(a) Response to notice of resignation. An appointing authority shall respond to an employees notice of resignation, in writing, within 15 calendar days after the appointing authoritys receipt of the notice of resignation. The appointing authoritys response shall state whether the employees resignation is accepted or rejected by the appointing authority. An appointing authority may not reject a resignation unless the employee is being investigated or removal action is pending.
(b) Removal after notice of resignation. The acceptance of a resignation will not bar an appointing authority from thereafter removing an employee for causes that occur or become known during the period between the acceptance and the effective date of the resignation.
(c) Withdrawal of resignation. An employees resignation may not be withdrawn without the written consent of the appointing authority once the resignation has been accepted by the appointing authority. A resignation that has not been accepted by the appointing authority may be withdrawn by the employee at any time prior to acceptance or the effective date.
(d) Rescission of acceptance after resignation. Upon notice to the former employee, an appointing authority may rescind its acceptance of a resignation after the effective date for just cause and convert the resignation to a removal.
This section cited in 4 Pa. Code § 606a.2 (relating to notice of personnel actions).
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