If my son drives a forklift in a warehouse and hit a boiler so was suspended for 6 months without pay, can he collect unemployment?

Asked on September 16, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Maryland


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

If he hit a boiler, suspending him for 6 months without pay is illegal. He needs to file a labor dispute and file for unemployment. This is the company's attempt to preclude him from collecting and the company cannot do that.

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