Category Archives: Unemployment Benefits

Can You Draw Unemployment Benefits if You Resign From Your Job?

If you quit or otherwise leave a job voluntarily, an employee must prove “good cause” in order to receive unemployment benefits.   However, an employee who is forced to resign is not deemed to have left work voluntarily when the employee had no real option to return to the job. By statute, “good cause” does not include leaving work to become self-employed [...]

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