A claimant will be allowed benefits if he or she leaves your employment for one of the following reasons.
RCW 50.20.050 – Benefits Allowed if Quit with Good Reason
Washington Law Recognizes 12 Specific Reasons
- Offered and accepted other work, which then came to an end.
- Claimant or an immediate family member became disabled or sick.
- Spouse had to relocate for job.
- Protection from domestic violence or stalking (self or family).
- Usual pay decreases by 25%.
- Usual hours decreases by 25%.
- Illegal activities at worksite (observed/reported).
- Worksite changed and made commuting more difficult.
- Worksite became unsafe (reported).
- Work changed and now violates religious or sincere moral beliefs.
- Entered approved apprentice program.
- Quit part-time job and then lost full-time job (when working two jobs).