Illinois court upholds benefits denial for excessive absences
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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Illinois court upholds benefits denial for excessive absences

By Payroll and Entitlements Editorial Staff

The appellate court affirmed the circuit court’s holding that where the claimant had numerous unexcused work absences and had knowledge of her employer’s attendance policies, the Board’s determination that she had committed misconduct, thus disqualifying her from receiving unemployment benefits, was not clearly erroneous (Katrina Manns v, DES, Ill. Ct. of App., First District, Third Division, No. 1-18-0443, February 27, 2019).

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