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You must typically exhaust your remedies before seeking unemployment benefits after quitting, or the commission is likely to deny your application for unemployment benefits.
Since the state is quite effective about collecting overtime owed to employees, you should typically file a wage and hour complaint to initiate an investigation and collection of the wages allegedly owed.
If the employer terminates you for filing the complaint, then you would normally be entitled to unemployment and could seek lost wages and benefits through a suit for retaliatory discharge.
Here is a link to file a wage and hour complaint:
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