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In California If I am fired from my sales job for poor sales

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In California: If I am fired from my sales job for poor sales for not reaching quota (even in a poor economy) am I eligible for unemployemnt?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: California Employment Law
Expert:  AttorneyTom replied 5 years ago.
Good evening! I'm sorry to hear about the situation!

Poor performance isn't typically a basis to deny unemployment benefits when an employee is performing as well as he/she can.
However, if an employee is ignoring the employer's coachings, failing to make the effort, etc., that would be a basis to deny benefits.
That said, inability to perform isn't abasis to deny benefits.
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