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Employer did not prove misconduct (access required)

The court reverses the Virginia Employment Commission’s finding that an unemployment benefits claimant who slept on the job committed misconduct that disqualified him from benefits. The commission concluded that the sleeping incident was “clearly inappropriate and a violation of company policy,” even though the record contains no evidence of a company rule or policy. Overview According to the ...