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The Coronavirus Outbreak and California Unemployment Benefits   The evolving COVID-19 crisis is driving many employers to the difficult decisions of reducing hours or laying off employees. California has in turn relaxed the unemployment insurance (UI) access and qualification standards significantly. This includes the governor’s elimination of the usual seven-day waiting period upon application. Further, if […]

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Termination, Misconduct and Unemployment Benefits

Refusal to Sign a Disciplinary Memo Disqualifies a California Worker In California, an employee terminated for “misconduct” is disqualified from receiving unemployment benefits.  In Paratransit Inc. v. Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (Medeiros) (May 31, 2012), the Court of Appeal found an employee’s declining to sign a “receipt” line at the bottom of a disciplinary notice […]

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