Find a job in another state – so you quit to move – What happens if the new job doesn’t work out.
I just gave 2 wks notice at a job I’ve had in FL for 10 yrs. The reason I gave was because I got another job in CO. But on the “standard form”, my employer put the reason as “personal reasons”. Is this going to prevent me from collecting UI in Colo if the new job goes bad? Do I need to make sure the form agrees with what I said?
The quit was for personal reasons. A state must have a provision (and some do, even Florida.) that allows for a quit to accept other work.
The states that do have a provisions are very specific .. so be sure to check on limitations and the valid reasons required to make use of the provision.
Here’s a link to the USDOL, go to Nonmonetary Table 5-2 and be sure to read the corresponding footnotes .. You’ll find the limitations Florida imposes on this reason for quitting.
Whether you get unemployment in Colorado would depend on why the new job went bad first and then .. they would most likely take a look at the reason for the VQ in Florida and whether there is a need to purge the disqualification through earnings from the new job.
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