Asked in Employment Law for Alabama

Q: Can I not receive unemployment if I was intimidated by boss to the point it was in better for my health to quit?

I exhausted intermittent FMLA (which I was on for depression and anxiety due to relationship with boss) before coming to this decision. While I was on FMLA it was discussed with HR and there was no resolution to help my worklife become better.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Kate Furek
Kate Furek
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: After you have exhausted your FMLA, your employer is not required to extend any more leave under the FMLA for you. However, if you have an ADA claim, you may request your employer make a reasonable accommodation for you. Not all employers are required to follow the ADA, so it's in your best interest to seek the advice of a lawyer.

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