Sunday, April 24, 2016

UC - willful misconduct - entry into ARD not proof of WM

Reading Water Authority v. UCBR – Cmwlth. Court – April 21, 2016

Held:  Where a claimant is fired for a criminal act, such as theft, subsequent acceptance into an ARD program is not sufficient proof of willful misconduct.  Bruce v. UCBR, 2 A.3d 667 (Pa. Cmwlth), app. denied, 12 A.3D 753 (Pa. 2010); UCBR v. Vereen, 379 A.2d 1228 (Pa. Cmwlt. 1977).

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