I see. Thank you for the additional information, Nathan.
Because of the extreme nature of the situation, it is likely you could receive unemployment benefits if you quit. You would typically need to prove to the commision that the work environment was so poor that a reasonable person would have been compelled to quit and that you exhausted your options in trying to resolve the situation, before deciding to quit. In that case, you could receive unemployment benefits.
Another option is to retain a local employment law attorney to communicate a demand to the individual indicating that they may be sued for interference with contract relations since it does appear he is intentionally attempting to interfere with your employment relationship. If he wishes to avoid litigation, this may have a positive impact, but based on the information you have provided, it does not sound very likely.
Another option is to file a worker's comp claim if a physician can determine that you have a medically diagnosable condition caused by your work enviornment. In that case, you could typically collect worker's comp benefits while you are unable to work due to the medical condition. However, the employer may challenge your right to benefits, which would normally delay any benefits being paid out to you.
It sounds as though you are on a path of self-destruction if you stay, so I would put as much energy as you can into finding another job, but in the meantime, you may wish to gather as much evidence you can to show the horrible working conditions so you have the best opportunity of obtaining unemployment benefits if you must quit at some point.
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