Employment and Labor

Redefining "Simple Misconduct" in Unemployment Benefits Eligibility

5/31/2017 | Article

Employment Law Monthly - May 2017

By Deborah H. Share

Unemployment benefits are crucial to thousands of employees who lose their employment. However, the unemployment benefits law is also crucial for employers to understand, as they often make determinations regarding whether contesting the eligibility of former employees' benefits is worth the effort and cost, and often work on their own to gather the relevant information and testify in appeals. Understanding which former employees are generally eligible for benefits, and which may be disqualified from benefits, is important. 

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