work in public position - when to start telling ppl Im leaving?
I have not handed in my final written resignation. Will not do that till Im finished w/surgery. Having surgery May 22nd - want to wait till after that to give written notice. Early retirement date will be July 14. Most likely due to surgery recovery I will not be returning and May 21 will be my last date. Town knows, director knows, immediate boss has written paperwork from doctor (as does town mgr and director). They just dont have my written notice (although verbally they have known for 5 months now).
Can I start telling the public (Im in a public position) that Im leaving? I have told a few and my coworkers know.