Can I put in my two weeks notice before filing a claim with the eocc?

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Can I put in my two weeks notice before filing a claim with the eocc?

My boss is lying about saying some
discriminatory language to me and i want
to quit my job but i do not know if i
will be able to and continue the process
of filing a claim

Asked on February 13, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, Pennsylvania

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Legally you can, but you should not: once you voluntarily quit a job, your entitlement to pay, benefits, or other compensation for it is cut off. If you quit the job, you will not be entitled to compensation past the point where you quit, so you will be reducing your potential award or claim. Stay with the job and keep documenting the transgressions for your EEOC claim.


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