If the business I worked at was recently sold and the new owners want to lower our wages by 15%, will we qualify for unemployment if we leave?

Asked on July 27, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Colorado


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

It is the new owners' perogative if they want to lower wages 15% across the board. However, if you or others quit as a result of the lowered wages, you have no legal basis for making a claim for unemployment. The reason is you quit on your own volition.


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