Employees Who Engage in Self-Defense at the Workplace May Still be Entitled to Unemployment Compensation Benefits

Under the Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Law, an employee who is terminated for willful misconduct is generally ineligible for benefits under Section 402(e). However, the trick is that there is no clear definition as to what constitutes “willful misconduct.” Courts have generally defined “willful misconduct” to be: (1) a wanton and… read more →