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There is no legal requirement that an employee provide you with a written acknowledgement that she has voluntarily quit.  Is it a good practice to ask in these situations that a departing employee provide you with something in writing indicating their intent to quit? Definitely, as it can offer some reassurance to you in the even they later try and make a claim for unemployment compensation and/or fabricate a story that they were fired for a lawsuit. It is not, however, legally required that they do so.

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