Employee’s Violation of Company Policy Regarding Computer Use to Access Flight Information for Airline Passenger Not “Disqualifying Willful / Wanton Misconduct” Sufficient to Deny Unemployment Benefits

In a published opinion issued on July 15, 2014, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that a security guard’s access of a computer to provide an airline passenger information about a flight’s departure did not meet the legal standard for “misconduct” sufficient to deny unemployment benefits after termination from employment. The employee was a privately […]

Supreme Court Grants to Consider Tax Tribunal’s Exclusivity of Jurisdiction Over “Special Assessments” Under the Drain Code

Lacey & Jones, LLP’s Appeals and Legal Research Group Chair, Carson J. Tucker appeared in this case as special appellate co-counsel for Pittsfield Township after the Township lost in the Michigan Court of Appeals. Mr. Tucker was hired for his appellate expertise to draft and assist with the filing of the application in the Michigan […]