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I was not fired but felt I had to quit my job. It was becoming a very unsafe environment. Is there any help.

Q) So I was not fired by not fault of my own but I felt I had no choice but to quit my job of ten years. It was becoming a very unsafe environment both mentally and physically on my health. Is there anyway the state can help me?

A) You can get unemployment benefits if you quit your job because of unsafe working conditions.

Examples of job-related reasons

  • Unsafe or unhealthy working conditions, including dangerous working conditions or equipment;
  • A transfer to unsuitable work (a different kind of job that is not right for you
  • An employer changes the job, such as giving you fewer hours (so you are not full -time anymore), paying you less than before, or not paying you the minimum wage. The change must be permanent, not just for a short time; or
  • Unlawful discrimination or harassment, including sexual, racial, or other unreasonable harassment. Source: https://www.masslegalhelp.org/employment-unemployment/ui-if-quit

 




6 Responses to I was not fired but felt I had to quit my job. It was becoming a very unsafe environment. Is there any help.

  1. I feel i have been taking advantage of, harassment, unreasonable harassment. Been give other artist postions resposibilty without any compesantion for the work load im taking on. Also have to worh with products that are very posions and i have no formall traing no to mebtion have to fix large sclae printing machines that im not qualified to fix. I have no IT tech drgree. Have to resort to jana torial duys to clen up the office and mop floors. this is simply taking advantage of me. I also witnessed the boss give an employee time off to collect the 600 dollar stimules check and her unemployment check while still coming to work to handle clients on a walkin base. Not exceptable.

    Thank You
    Richard B*****s 915 226 ***1

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