The Court of Appeals of Ohio has let stand a decision that denied unemployment benefits to a woman who quit her job so she could move with her husband to California.
Recent case: Cindy Goodrich quit her job as a phlebotomist because her husband’s job was moved to California. She applied for unemployment compensation, but was rejected. That led to a lengthy legal challenge in which she argued that she was denied equal protection; she said she had been singled out based on her marital status.
The court declined her bid to strike down the law, which includes no exception for workers who quit for family reasons. It said the law is gender-neutral and does not discriminate against women. (Goodrich v. Ohio Unemployment Compensation Review Commission, No. 11AP-473, Court of Appeals of Ohio, 2012)
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