Creating an effective pay program is challenging enough. It’s even more so with the emotion that comes into play when a company makes the decision to part ways with an employee. If your company is facing a reduction in force due to new technology, a merger, or another business reason, severed employees won’t be alone […]
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An employee’s various health problems and injuries caused her to accumulate multiple absences, and she was terminated. Is she entitled to unemployment benefits under South Dakota law?
A New Jersey appellate recently heard claims from a former employee who alleged that she felt compelled to resign because of her supervisor’s inappropriate comments and other workplace disputes. Was the employee entitled to unemployment benefits?
An employee’s involvement in her own side business began to affect her performance at her day job. After being let go from her position, is she entitled to unemployment benefits under South Dakota law?
Severance benefits are payments made to employees upon termination of employment caused by events that are beyond their control, such as workforce reductions, plant closings, company takeovers, and mergers. Severance benefits are sometimes offered to encourage early retirement or voluntary resignation, or to discourage terminated employees from suing an employer.
A brewery employee suffering from a medical condition was placed on additional work restrictions by his new treating physician. Accommodating the new restrictions put the employer in a position where it had to either invest in expensive equipment or let the employee walk.
A pilfering employee of an assisted living facility resigned before she was caught. Can her new employer terminate her for something she did at her previous job?
Employees who quit their jobs to care for a member of their immediate family generally are qualified to receive unemployment benefits in Minnesota. However, the Minnesota Court of Appeals recently heard a claim in which a former employee was denied unemployment benefits due to the fact that “fiancée” doesn’t fall within the statutory definition of […]
Recently, the Minnesota Supreme Court held that an employee’s misrepresentations on an employment application qualified as “employment misconduct” under the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Law, Minn. Stat. ch. 268. As a result, the employee was disqualified from receiving unemployment benefits.
Recently, the Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed an unemployment law judge’s (ULJ) decision that an employee did not have good cause to quit her job because her reasons for resigning included an inability to perform her job duties and inadequate on-the-job training.