cut to part time and now suffering abusive boss
(Los Altos, Ca)
My job was cut from a salaried full time to a salaried 20 hour part time job. My boss is very abusive, foul, she screams at me and points her finger at my face. I have not been fired, but I want out. Should I apply for unemployment now for the part time reduction? Eventually, this will come to an end. I won't do anything intentionally to be fired, but, I think it's coming (I almost hope!) I am a single parent and need to support my kids. I am very actively seeking other sources of income in the meantime, but might need unemployment to carry me over. It's horrible. A fresh hell every day. She went so bezerk on me yesterday, I vomited.
YES!! You should file for California Partial unemployment.
To understand what partial unemployment is see table 3-9 in this chart book published by the United States DOL
. It shows how each state including California treats partial unemployment.
I wish you great success in finding a new job with a pleasant...or at least a boring, uneventful work environment so you can concentrate on what's really important to you...your kids.
A job should enable us to live our life, not make us vomit. You are a better person than I would be in the same circumstances...