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Will i qualify for unemployment if it was a mutual resignation & they put in writing they won't contest unemployment in CA?

Los Angeles, CA |

My employer said I could resign, or continue working, but said I would receive a final warning at some point. He also said he has no faith in my abilities and doesn't think I will improve. I am worried I will not qualify for unemployment in CA, since he offered to let me continue work, but made it clear I am not really welcome. They offered me a separation agreement stating it was due to resignation mutually agreed upon, and stating that the company will not deny any immediate claims for unemployment.

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If the agreement says they will not contest unemployment, you will qualify. Your resignation was a forced resignation which equals termination.

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