Should I pursue a denied PAUC claim for not notifying the company of harassment?

I quit my job for reasons of harassment by my supervisor and filed for unemployment. PAUC denied the claim because I failed to notify my employer. I asked my supervisor repeatedly to stop in the presence of other employees. This company does not have an HR department, and I did not have any direct contact with anyone except my supervisor. (We are a construction crew that travels nationwide.) I appealed the PAUC decision and now they have notified me that my claim is under review and I am required to appear in person. Is this worth pursuing?

1 answer  |  asked Oct 16, 2018 12:10 PM [EST]  |  applies to Pennsylvania

Answers (1)

Doris Dabrowski
Do you have a hearing before a referee?

You may be eligible for unemployment compensation if you quit because of "compelling and necessitous" reasons. I suggest that you consult a lawyer about the details of your situation. Pervasive incidents motivated by discrimination because you did not conform to a gender stereotype suggests a possible sexual harassment claim.

posted by Doris Dabrowski  |  Oct 16, 2018 1:41 PM [EST]

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