Unemployment Compensation - Work Safety

Summary of Pennsylvania Decisions

Royster v. Unemployment Compensation Board of Review. No. 2569 C.D. 2010 (Pa.Cmwlth., December 27, 2011)

Holding: If a claimant performs an intentional and reckless act that is directly inimical to an employer's best interest, even without violating a specific work safety rule, the claimant is terminated with cause and is ineligible for unemployment compensation benefits.