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This is an unfortunate situation,
in regards XXXXX XXXXX benefits, you should first make every effort to return to work,
and advise your current employer that due to your medical issues, you cannot perform the duties of a manager,
however, be aware that under the ADA,
which is the Americans with Disabilities Act, an employer must provide reasonable accommodations for an employee, with a disability,
to perform their duties,
So you may want to ask for reasonable accommodations first to see if that may allow you to perform your manager level position,
If that is not possible, and the employer does not have any lower level positions,
the employer may agree to terminate you, so you can obtain benefits,
if you quit,
without any requests for accommodations, you will have a harder time obtaining unemployment benefits,
You would have to prove that you have medical evidence that states you cannot perform any duties at the employers office,
it is better to put the burden on the employer,
so you can advise the unemployment office, that you tried in every way to continue working for the employer, but they did not have any position for you
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