Discharge for Attendance Problems–Texas Unemployment Compensation Law Cases–Employment Law


Appeal No. 2770-CA-76. Since the final absences
for which the claimant was fired were due to
claimant’s personal illness, no misconduct disqualification
is possible.

Appeal No. 947-CA-77. Even though the
claimant was absent due to personal illness,
her failure to give proper notice of the absences
was misconduct.

Appeal No. 660-CA-76. Absence without notice
for two days in a row was misconduct, even without
a clear policy to that effect.

Appeal No. 87-08030-10-050587. Missing work
due to being in jail, when the arrest and jailing
were for an offense shown to have been committed
by the claimant, was misconduct.

Appeal No. 2622-CA-76. A claimant who was
arrested and detained in jail for three weeks was
not discharged for misconduct, since the charges
were later dropped.


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