Friday, March 30, 2018

UC - willful misconduct - violation of employer rule - report arrest "immediately"

Sipps v. UCBR – Cmwlth. Court – March 26, 2018 - published

Held:  Claimant guilty of willful misconduct for violating employer rule about “immediately” reporting an arrest, where he was released from incarceration at 10:00 p.m. one day and did not report his arrest until 7:30 p.m. the next day.  Employer’s facility (a security company) was open 24 hours/day.  The court affirmed the UCBR decision, holding that “immediately” meant as soon as possible.