Justification in quitting your job which might be persuasive to an Unemployment Insurance Appeals panel would include:
1. Sexual or other harassment
2. Needing to move with a spouse or dependent child to another place of residence for purposes of new employment obtained by one spouse/dependent child.
3. Discrimination, based on your race, color, gender, ethnic or national origin, age, religion or disability.
4. Working conditions that endanger your health or safety.
5. Major changes in the terms and conditions of your job affecting wages or salary.
6. Excessive overtime or an employer’s refusal to pay for overtime work.
7. Major changes in work duties.
8. Difficult relations with a supervisor, for which you are not primarily responsible.
9. Your employer is doing things which break the law .
10. Pressure from your employer or fellow workers to quit your job.
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