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Apr 03, 2018

Employee’s Voluntary Resignation Does Not Necessarily Result in Disqualification for Unemployment Benefits

On March 29, 2018, the Appellate Division in Cottman v. Board of Review ruled that an employee who voluntarily quits when faced with the imminent threat of termination may nevertheless be eligible for unemployment benefits.

Cottman, who worked the overnight shift (11:00 p.m. » Read More

May 31, 2016

Supreme Court Clarifies Statute of Limitations for Constructive Discharge Claims

Here’s a quick question to get you thinking after the holiday weekend: When does the statute of limitations begin to run for an employee’s Title VII constructive discharge claim?  As you may know, an employer will be liable for constructive discharge if an employee proves that he/she resigned because his/her working conditions were so intolerable—due to illegal discriminatory or harassing conduct—that a reasonable person in his/her position would have felt compelled to resign.  » Read More