Can I quit my job and still receive unemployment?

A supervisor intentionally wrote me up; this was 6 years ago; I got off that shift 3 years ago and told her supervisor she did not like me. Now, that supervisor was again put on my shift and I’m getting in trouble again. I really want to quit.

Asked on August 15, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, North Carolina


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If you quit, you will be denied unemployment compensation.  Unemployment compensation is denied when there is a voluntary quit.

If you are fired, you should be eligible for unemployment compensation provided the reason for being fired is NOT engaging in willful misconduct.

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