I LIVE IN NAPLES MY JOB IS MOVING TO FORT MYERS THE TRIP THERE IS ALMOST AN HOUR DRIVE AND I WOULD BE USING 100.DOLLARS BI-WEEKLY TO GET TO WORK WOULD I BE ELIGIBLE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT UNTILL I FIND ANOTHER JO.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Florida
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I see that the job is relocating. Are you asking for information in relation to an employee who quits or would this be a termination?
In Florida, an employee is only eligible for unemployment when they voluntarily quit a job if they can show good cause.
Good cause is determined to be present when an employer alters a substantial condition of employment.
That can be the employer relocating their offices to a distant location. There is not a statutory limit as to the distance an employer may relocate in reference to good cause though.
It is an issue which would be weighed by agency.
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YES I just wanted to know because making this move would cost me 100 dollars bi-weekly and its not like iam getting a raise to move.
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Here is the statutory use of "good cause"
As used in this subsection, the term “good cause” includes only that cause attributable to the employing unit which would compel a reasonable employee to cease working
So, the change needs to be substantial in order to constitute good cause and there is no clear line as to the amount of travel which can be required of an employee.
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