Can a person resign from their job while on ACC for a non employment related accident. Actually the person has discussed

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Customer: Can a person resign from their job while on ACC for a non employment related accident
JA: Have they discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: No
JA: Is the workplace "at will" or union? Is the job hourly or salaried?
Customer: Actually the person has discussed it with the employer who is okay with it. The cocern is how does ACC view this move.
JA: The Employment Lawyer will be able to walk you through that. Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: The employee has lost confidence to do the job that he was employed to do. So that is why the wants to tender a resignation. He is a long haul truck driver and it looks like the treatment could take another 8-9months. Already been off for 3 months. Accident is a serious concussion
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If he is still unfit to return to work he can resign and should continue to get his earnings related compensation. He should discuss this with his ACC case manager
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