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Unemployment Law in Minnesota: If an Employee Quits

In Minnesota, a former employee may still receive unemployment benefits if he or she falls under one of ten exceptions. One of the most common exceptions is “adverse working conditions.”

In summary, the employee must have suffered unpleasant working conditions that the employer was responsible for, and that it would compel an average reasonable worker to quit. Most importantly, the employee must have complained to the employer and given them an opportunity to correct such adverse working conditions.

If you quit your job, you still may be eligible for unemployment benefits in Minnesota. Contact attorney Andrew Moeller by email or call 507-625-2525 today to understand your rights. Attorney Moeller has appealed and won many cases with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.