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1.1.U.40 Unemployment due to misconduct (JSP, YA)

Definition

For the purposes of JSP and YA, unemployment due to misconduct refers to a situation in which a person contributes to their own unemployment through their own action or inaction at work. For more information on unemployment due to misconduct, see 3.11.14.80 (for CDP participants) and 3.11.13.30 (for other job seekers).

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