Employee’s Refusal to Sign Acknowledgment of Disciplinary Report Has Dire Consequences for Employee

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In Paratransit, Inc. v. Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, the California Court of Appeals recently affirmed a trial court decision that an employee’s refusal to sign an acknowledgment of receipt of a disciplinary report constituted “willful misconduct” sufficient to support termination of a union employee, and to disqualify him from receiving unemployment compensation benefits.

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