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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Misconduct MC 310 - Reason for Decision

Neglect of Duty

Use Section 1256, MC 310, and appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Not Performing Job Duties

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you were not performing the duties of your job as required. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

B. Concealment of Neglect

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you did not perform your job duties as required. You also tried to hide this fact from the employer. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

C. Sleeping on Duty

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because of sleeping during working hours. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

D. Ceasing Work or Leaving Early

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you stopped or left work without permission. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

E. Brief Cessation of Work

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you continued to leave your work for periods of time without permission. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

F. Wasting Production Time

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because of wasting production time. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Not Performing Job Duties

You discharged the claimant for not performing the duties of his or her job as required. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

BB. Sleeping on Job - Not Supported by Facts

You discharged the claimant for allegedly sleeping during working hours. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

CC. Sleeping on Job - Effect of Ailment/Dozing Off

You discharged the claimant for sleeping during working hours. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

DD. Ceasing Work or Leaving Early

You discharged the claimant for ceasing or leaving work without permission. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

EE. Brief Cessation of Work

You discharged the claimant for incidents in which he or she left work unnecessarily. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

FF. Wasting Production Time

You discharged the claimant for wasting production time. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.