Q: Quit for good cause, Discrimination and harassments. Able to receive UI?
Been employed as a hourly supervisor for just over 4 years at a local branch of a nationwide manufacturing company. My initial application was for a different position that I was turned down for. Did get hired in a entry level position, quickly advanced to supervisor. Continued to try and advance to the original position, and was turned down a total of 4 times. After the first attempt while employed there, they changed the job requirements to suspiciously exclude me. The same person who dined my request has made repeated attempts to fire me for trivial instances. And most recently has black listed my login from the Wi-Fi, claiming its due to a company policy. However, my most recent new hire is able to access the Wi-Fi, But not me as his supervisor? Throughout my time there I have been targeted in company e-mails claiming poor work performance, and/or poor performance of my team. And have brought everything to management (Not HR) Nothing changes. What I know of the internals, it wont.
A: In order to get UI benefits after quitting a job, you have to show good cause, which is a really high bar. See that section in this article: https://www.osbar.org/public/legalinfo/1099_UnemploymentComp.htm
Based on your description above, I doubt you would be eligible. Basically it has to be really, really bad, so bad no reasonable person would stay. Your situation, while certainly understandable that you don't want to be there, simply is not at that level. They don't want people quitting to collect unemployment, except in exceptional circumstances.
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