Articles Posted in Human Resources

The Indiana Court of Appeals has awarded unemployment compensation to an employee who violated a neutral attendance policy, making it clear in a new opinion that absences from work caused by a medical condition do not constitute “just cause” for termination of employment. As a result, an employee terminated because of such absences is likely to be entitled to unemployment compensation, even if the employee is terminated pursuant to a written, uniformly enforced no-fault attendance policy.
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