Huntersville, NC asked in Employment Law for North Carolina

Q: Boss is forcing me to give 2 weeks & the reason is not performing according to his expectation.

I went back to work during covid 19. He is even bringing things back from last year complaints & planning to give me written ups & eventually fire me. He admits i am the hard worker but should move on. He asks me for resume so he can help me find a job & i did give him. WHAT SHOULD I DO? Am i eligible for unemployment in North Carolina during this time of covid 19. Thank you.

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Kirk Angel
Kirk Angel
  • Concord, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: If you quit, with very few exceptions, you are not entitled to unemployment. Based on what you have shared, there are no exceptions that apply and you will not get unemployment if you quit (resign). Your boss cannot make you give a two week notice if you do not want to although he could fire you. However, if he fires you at least you will have a chance for unemployment benefits.

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