What is Good Cause for Quitting?

When can employees collect unemployment for quitting under good cause?

What constitutes good cause for quitting? Monthly Video Series: 10 of 12 Good cause for quitting are primarily reasons that are at the fault of the employer. Some examples of this would be unresolved or unaddressed complaints including, harassment by employee regarding co-worker or manager; a change in hours, work location or pay; or even the employee quitting to care for a family member. The key is to fully know what reason may be attributable to your company and what is not. Also, there may be reasons of a personal nature where you may not be chargeable. Watch the video below to learn more about good cause, and how it relates to unemployment.  [embed]http://youtu.be/OQHQtZVs3Y8[/embed] When an employee quits or resigns there are still situations in which that employee would be awarded benefits. Your hearing rep will help guide you through what constitutes good cause for quitting. Did you know that Equifax Workforce Solutions hearing representatives are nationwide and in-house? Because of this, we can quickly help you prepare and present at your next unemployment hearing. If you’re an Equifax unemployment client, contact your account manager today to have them at your next hearing. Not a client yet? Sign-up for a UCM demo to see how we can help protect your SUI tax rates and reduce risk.

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