Employment Law Monthly - November 2013
Employee Misconduct -- How much is it costing you?
By Okechi C. Ogbuokiri
For those employers who have been frustrated by the obligation to provide unemployment benefits to individuals terminated for misconduct, recent changes in New Jersey law and a recent decision issued by the New Jersey Appellate Division could lower the amount of funds awarded to such undeserving individuals. Silver v. Bd. of Review, 430 N.J. Super. 44 (App. Div. 2013) (citing Governor's Conditional Veto Message, S1813, P.L. 2010, c. 37).