0018 1936 49 (Oct. 21, 2016) – Claimant did not engage in deliberate misconduct in wilful disregard of the employer’s interest merely by having unsubstantiated larceny charges brought against her. She was not aware that she had to inform the employer of the open charges, and MA law prohibits the employer from inquiring about criminal charges that did not result in a conviction.
0012 3566 59 (Mar. 5, 2015) – Discharge for failing to report a pending criminal charge on employment application was not deliberate misconduct in wilful disregard of employer’s interest, because the application question was unlawful, in violation of G.L. c. 151B, § 4(9).