Can I quit my job and collect unemployment because I can't afford childcare?

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Before the birth of my child I worked 55+ hours. I recently returned to work to find that after explaining my scheduling conflicts I was only allotted 32 hours. As a result my husband and I cannot afford childcare. On the flip side we cannot afford to not have 2 incomes. I could find a way to get fired but I have worked here for 6+years and would like to keep a clean employment history.

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