Absent a Policy or Prior Warnings, Termination for Using Work Computers for Personal Use Lacks Just Cause - Unemployment News - 9/28/2016

Absent a Policy or Prior Warnings, Termination for Using Work Computers for Personal Use Lacks Just Cause - Unemployment News - 9/28/2016

At an employer that lacked a policy prohibiting use of its computers for personal use, who gave mixed signals regarding such use, and in the absence of prior reprimand or warning, an employee who makes use of the computers for personal use during work hours “did not exhibit sufficient fault to provide just cause for discharge for purposes of unemployment benefits.” 

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