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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Misconduct MC 485 - Reason for Decision

Violation of Employer Rule

Use Section 1256, MC 485, and appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Violation of Reasonable Employer Rule

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

NOTE: Use this reason for decision when the other reasons for decision in this section are inappropriate.

B. Clothes and Appearance

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you broke a reasonable employer rule regarding clothes and personal appearance. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

C. Gambling or Game Playing on Company Premises

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you engaged in gambling or game playing on company premises. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

D. Off-the-Job Activities Affecting Employer's Reputation or Business

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you engaged in off-duty activities that could affect your employer's reputation or business. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

E. Money Matters

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you broke a reasonable employer rule regarding the handling of employer money. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

F. Motor Vehicle

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you broke a reasonable employer rule regarding the handling of a motor vehicle belonging to your employer or a customer. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

G. Removal of Property

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you broke a reasonable employer rule regarding the removal of property belonging to your employer. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

H. Safety Regulations

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you broke a reasonable employer rule regarding safety. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

I. Store Purchase

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you broke a reasonable employer rule regarding an employee's own store purchases. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

J. Telephone Calls

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you broke a reasonable employer rule regarding telephone calls. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

K. Time Clock

You were discharged from your last job with (Employer Name) because you broke a reasonable employer rule concerning the use of a time clock. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

L. Falsifying Time Sheets

You were discharged because of errors on your time sheet(s). You were aware your time sheet(s) was incorrect. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Violation of Rule

You discharged the claimant for breaking one of your rules. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

NOTE: Use this reason for decision when the other reasons for decision in his section are inappropriate.

BB. Clothes and Appearance

You discharged the claimant for violating your rules concerning grooming. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

CC. Gambling or Game Playing on Company Premises During Nonworking Hours

You discharged the claimant for engaging in gambling or game playing on company premises during nonworking 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. Off-the-Job Gambling

You discharged the claimant for engaging in gambling activities while off-the-job. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

EE. Money Matters

You discharged the claimant for not following rules concerning the handling of your money. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

FF. Motor Vehicles

You discharged the claimant for breaking rules concerning the operation of a motor vehicle. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

GG. Removing Company Property Without Permission

You discharged the claimant for removing company property 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.

HH. Removal of Company Property - Not Supported by Facts

You discharged the claimant for allegedly removing company property 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.

II. Safety Regulations

You discharged the claimant for violating your rules concerning safety. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

JJ. Store Purchase

You discharged the claimant for violating your rules concerning an employee's own store purchases. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

KK. Telephone Calls

You discharged the claimant for violating your rules concerning telephone calls. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

LL. Time Clock

You discharged the claimant for violating one of your rules concerning the use of the time clock. After considering the available information, the Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.

MM. Falsifying Time Sheets - Unintentional Error(s)

You discharged the claimant because of errors on the time sheets. The available information indicates the error(s) were not intentional. The Department finds the reasons for discharge do not meet the definition of misconduct connected with the work.