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Gross Misconduct at Work

Many employment legal questions that arise pertain to gross misconduct. These can range from what is gross misconduct, sacked for gross misconduct, and dismissal for gross misconduct. When people are faced with situations like these they can as the Experts for insights or solutions. Listed below are five for the top gross misconduct questions answered by the Experts.

What is Gross Misconduct?

Gross misconduct has a lot of different interpretations; usually the term covers workplace discrimination, financial fraud and Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) health care coverage usually drawn out to fired workers, and employment law. Generally the term is known by human resources agencies and is carried on by individual character definitions. Gross Misconduct in the workplace is known as an awful action that’s willful and can’t be characterized as a mess up or an act of accountability.

What does a dismissal of gross misconduct mean?

Dismissal of gross misconduct is also (firing or sacking gross misconduct) and is the firing of employment by the owner towards the worker of staff. This idea could be made by a company for a lot of different reasons, these can range from economic down turn to performance issues, as the worker was being terminated will have a willful stigma in numerous cultures.

In California, what can someone do if they were fired for reporting misconduct on a branch manager, the employer is giving false statements to the unemployment office, and is given bad references when applying for work elsewhere?

To the extent that they are telling lies about you, you can sue them for defamation of character or at least, have an attorney draft a letter threatening that if they do not cease and desist with the false statements of fact which are causing you financial harm (and harm to your reputation).

Secondly, the employee should contact the California Equal Employment Commission Office (EECO) and their human rights commission concerning wrongful termination based on retaliation for refusing to violate federal law. You can also initiate a law suit for wrongful termination based on the same thing.

If someone is under investigation for misconduct at work and is currently suspended, if they resign now without attending the investigation meeting what reference they will get from their manager when applying for another job.

This would be on a personal case by case basis and would depend on how well the individual knew the manager and what type of work and track record the employee had. Giving work references are usually perceptions on work ethics, attendance records ect. However, there are some states that it is against the law to give a negative work record according to privacy laws, many employers are only able to state the employees hire and end date as well as whether they are rehire able.

If someone was fired for misconduct and was approved for unemployment can the unemployment division revoke the individual’s unemployment money?

Certainly, the agency can continue on the appeal and the individual will need to pay back the benefits that they had gotten. If the individual was discriminated because of their sex, religion, disability, or race they can file a lawsuit with the EEOC. The individual will need to seek a legal representative to help fight their appeal.

Gross Misconduct is a very complicated topic. They often times spark up other topics related to them. Such as: gross misconduct employment law, what constitutes gross misconduct, and gross misconduct law. Experts can be of help with fast and effective answers.
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    I resigned from my job of 23 yrs , I had been harassed by my boss he accused me of theft and , I was so upset this is not the first time we got into an argument , So I resigned on the 6 of june and on the 11 pf june he called me saying there was an update on my walmart status and that I was terminated for gross misconduct can he do that , after I had resigned.
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    I have a non-disclosure/non compete agreement that I signed... I was terminated from the company for poor performance which that releases me for the non-compete portion of the agreement since the non compete portion of the agreement is enforceable for voluntary terminations or involuntary termination of gross misconduct.. So want to confirm that I"m released and can work for a competitor and my follow-up question is when applying for a new job, do I need to disclose that I've signed a non-competition agreement..???
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    As a manager here is my firing reason's. Gross misconduct, Anit-Harassment, discrimination, performing any act on company time or not on company time and discrediting the company
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