HR Operations

Voluntary Termination

An employee’s resignation from employment is usually uneventful. The checklists below list the responsibilities of the departing employee and of the employee’s supervisor (or department).

If a professional staff employee has received a competitive job offer from outside UW and you would like to make a counter offer, your HR consultant can help you work with the Compensation office to respond with a retention strategy.

Next steps

Select and complete the appropriate checklist to ensure that all required end of employment actions are completed:

If a professional staff employee has received a competitive job offer from outside UW and you would like to make a counter offer, your HR consultant can help you work with the Compensation office to respond with a retention strategy.

Giving an employment reference

Review information about providing employment references for a current or former employee.

Requests to rescind a resignation

Occasionally an employee will request to rescind a resignation. Some labor contracts provide for a period during which an employee who has resigned may rescind the resignation. A professional staff employee rescinding a resignation requires approval of the employing official.