Dismissal and resignation
"Dismissal" (kaiko) means a company makes a worker leave. "Resignation" (taishoku) means a worker leaves a company for himself or herself. If a person resigns they cannot receive pay in lieu of notice, nor can they receive unemployment benefit immediately after resigning. If you don’t want to resign, it’s better not to sign a resignation form too easily. If you sign a form without understanding Japanese, the resignation will still be effective unless you can go to court to prove that you had no intention of resigning.