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§ 8-1003. Misconduct

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: March 1, 2011

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 8. Unemployment Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 10. Disqualification (Refs & Annos)
Effective: March 1, 2011
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8-1003
§ 8-1003. Misconduct
Grounds for disqualification
(a) An individual who otherwise is eligible to receive benefits is disqualified from receiving benefits if the Secretary finds that unemployment results from discharge or suspension as a disciplinary measure for behavior that the Secretary finds is misconduct in connection with employment but that is not:
(1) aggravated misconduct, under § 8-1002.1 of this subtitle; or
(2) gross misconduct under § 8-1002 of this subtitle.
Duration of disqualification
(b) A disqualification under this section shall:
(1) begin with the first week for which unemployment is caused by discharge or suspension for misconduct; and
(2) continue for a total of at least 10 but not more than 15 weeks, as determined by the Secretary, based on the seriousness of the misconduct.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1992, c. 554, § 12; Acts 2010, c. 2, § 5, eff. March 1, 2011.
Formerly Art. 95A, § 6.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8-1003, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 8-1003
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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