Calif. High Court To Review Employee Misconduct Finding

Law360, San Diego (September 28, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT) -- The California Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to weigh in on a former Paratransit Inc. employee’s challenge that his refusal to sign a disciplinary memorandum constituted misconduct, which rendered him ineligible for receiving unemployment benefits.

The state high court granted the petition for review by Craig Medeiros, who was fired from his job as a driver for the transportation services company for elderly and disabled individuals because he refused to sign a disciplinary memo connected with a prior incident of alleged misconduct, despite the employer’s warning...
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