I Am Considering Discharging One Of My Employees. What Information Will I Need To Provide To The Unemployment Office If This Employee Files A Claim For Benefits?

In the case of a discharge, the burden of proof lies on the employer to prove that a former employee was guilty of willful work­related misconduct. Below are some examples of issues the department looks for in the adjudication of a claim for benefits. Absenteeism/Tardiness
Violation of Company Policy
Poor Work Performance
Refused Work Shift
Falsification of Application

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