Unemployment Benefits Denied

In Matter of Colon (Staffing Solutions Org. LLC – Commissioner of Labor), No. 528844, 2020 N.Y. Slip Op. 00656, 2020 WL 476389 (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept., Jan. 30, 2020), the court upheld the denial of unemployment benefits to claimant, who resigned from her employment citing, among other things, a hostile work environment. The Department of Labor…

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In Matter of Rohde (Goshen Chamber of Commerce, Inc.–Commissioner of Labor), 2019 NY Slip Op 06681 (App. Div. 3d Dept. Sept. 19, 2019), the court affirmed the denial of unemployment benefits, on the ground that the claimant did not establish “good cause” for resigning. Here are the facts, as summarized by the court: Claimant, an…

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In Matter of Davis, No. 521825, 2017 NY Slip Op 01920, 2017 WL 1013161 (N.Y. App. Div. 3d Dept. Mar. 16, 2017), the court affirmed an Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board determination that the claimant was disqualified from receiving unemployment insurance benefits because she voluntarily left her employment without good cause. The court summarized the facts/procedure…

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