VL 300.3 Reduced Hours

Click on the case numbers below to access eligibility decisions concerning resignations due to the employer reducing the claimant’s regular hours of work.

0017 7900 96

0017 7900 96 (Oct. 19, 2016) — Claimant had good cause attributable to the employer to quit, because the on-call job given to him after returning from a workers’ compensation leave did not provide any hours for several weeks.  The position was unsuitable.


BR-117158 (May 9, 2011) — An employer who unilaterally cut a claimant's hours indefinitely, then cut them further because the claimant objected, has created good cause for the claimant to resign his employment under G.L. c. 151A, § 25(e)(1).


BR-110763 (Mar. 28, 2010) — When the employer unilaterally cut the claimant’s hours in half, the job became unsuitable.  Held claimant resigned for good cause attributable to the employer.


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