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Old 03-26-2007, 01:45 PM
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Basic rule:
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Employers may not fire employees to avoid making benefit payments or to prevent benefits from vesting. Neither may employers force workers to quit for these reasons. However, a worker can lose nonvested benefits if fired for other reasons, or if he or she voluntarily quits.
http://public.findlaw.com/social_sec.../st13/qa4.html

Cases: http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/cgi-bi...=498&invol=133

http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/cgi-bi...ase&no=9556007

http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/cgi-bi...ket&no=971518p