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Unemployment Compensation: Disqualification – Voluntary Quit

Unemployment Compensation

Last updated on 05/26/2021 at 1:05 pm

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Can I get unemployment benefits if I quit my job?

I quit because my boss told me I’d be fired if I didn’t quit. He said it would look better on my record if I resigned. Can I get unemployment benefits?

I quit my job because my boss changed my job duties, or my pay rate, or my work location, or my hours. Do I qualify for benefits?

I quit because my boss was harassing me and treating me unfairly. Can I get unemployment benefits?

I quit my job because I didn't like my boss (or someone I worked with). Can I still collect?

I quit because co-workers were harassing me and treating me unfairly. Can I get unemployment benefits?

I quit because the company wasn’t maintaining a safe workplace, or didn’t give me the safety equipment needed for the job. Can I get unemployment benefits?

I quit my job because I'm moving or need to stay home to care for my family. Can I get benefits?

I had to quit my job because of a medical condition. Can I get unemployment benefits?

I was offered a job after I was unemployed, but I turned it down. Can I keep getting benefits?

What if I get a part-time job while I'm collecting benefits?

I didn’t totally lose my job, but my employer cut my hours way back. Can I get some unemployment benefits to help me out while I’m not earning much money?

What if I'm not getting any work because of a labor dispute?

Where do I file my claim?

What if I’m unemployed for a long time, and need benefits for more than 26 weeks?

Can I appeal if the unemployment agency denies my claim?

What is the procedure once I file my application for unemployment compensation benefits?

What happens if there is an appeal from the deputy’s decision?

What happens if there is an appeal from the ALJ decision?

What comes after the board of review decision? Is that when the case has to go to court?