Generally, an employee who voluntarily terminates employment is not eligible for unemployment compensation. However, this is not the case where an employee quits due to "good cause attributable to the employer."
In Kierstead v. LIRC, 2011AP938 (April 3, 2012), the Court of Appeals clarified the law regarding what constitues such "good cause." In that case, the employee quit because he refused to sign a form acknowledging receipt of a disciplinary warning. He was told by his supervisor he would have to sign the form, or he would be fired.
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