DC 100.3 Quit v. Discharge

Click on the case numbers below to access decisions where the Board first determines whether a claimant has resigned or was discharged in order to decide whether a claimant is eligible for benefits under G.L. c. 151A, § 25(e)(1) or (2).

0018 7766 38

0018 7766 38 (Nov. 14, 2016) – Because the employer did not accept the terms of claimant’s proposed consulting agreement in lieu of continued employment, the proposal did not amount to a notice of resignation.  The claimant was discharged after the employer hired his replacement and asked him to leave.  There is no evidence of misconduct.

0008 9910 74

0008 9910 74 (June 9, 2014) – When the claimant failed his probationary period as a newly promoted supervisor and was told that he had to reapply for a cashier position, he was effectively discharged.

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