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Unemployment 101 Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Inc.

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Guidelines to Protect the Employer

In order for the employee to be disqualified from receiving unemployment benefits, an employer must be able to prove that the employee was discharged for misconduct under the unemployment law.

Examples of misconduct include the following:

  • Violations of Company Policy
  • Insubordination
  • Negligence

Examples that are not misconduct include the following:

  • Inability to perform the job required to standards
  • Isolated incidents of poor judgment