The Third Department upheld the board’s finding claimant did not demonstrate good cause to leave her job and therefore was ineligible for unemployment insurance benefits:
… [D]issatisfaction with job assignments or responsibilities has been held to not constitute good cause for resigning … . The Board credited the testimony of claimant’s supervisor regarding the reorganization and its effect upon claimant. Claimant’s title, grade, salary, work schedule and location were not being changed and, while there were changes in her job duties, her precise duties had not been finally determined due to the ongoing and preliminary nature of the reorganization.
Significantly, claimant did not attempt to speak with any of her supervisors before resigning to raise concerns or clarify the new job duties. The Board was free to reject claimant’s disputed testimony that she resigned as a result of ongoing retaliation … . Matter of Flint-Jones (Federal Reserve Bank of N.Y.–Commissioner of Labor), 2016 NY Slip Op 07368, 3rd Dept 11-10-16
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (DISSATISFACTION WITH JOB ASSIGNMENTS NOT GOOD CAUSE FOR RESIGNING)