0016 3278 64 (Jan. 25, 2016) – Where a claimant has been removed from his position, such that his pay, benefits, and accrual of paid time off stops, his employment is deemed to be severed for purposes of G.L. c. 151A, § 25(e)(2), even if he has filed a grievance so that he may, at some point in the future, be reinstated to his job. [Appeal to District Court dismissed.]
0002 2514 44 (Sept. 11, 2014) – A claimant who was placed on a disciplinary suspension could not be disqualified under G.L. c. 151A, § 25(f), because the suspension was indefinite. Since the claimant remained on suspension at the time he filed an unemployment claim, his separation was properly analyzed under G.L. c. 151A, § 29, regardless of the fact that he was subsequently discharged.