Solinet v. Johnson, 280 Ga.App. 227, 633 S.E.2d 626 (2006)

Jeanne Bynum Hipes

Case Conclusion Date:June 30, 2010

Practice Area:Employment & Labor

Outcome:Employer represented by Jeanne Bynum Hipes prevailed in its contention that it was not liable for unemployment benefits where employee repeatedly failed to perform specified duty.

Description:Appeals court reversed Superior Court holding and declared for first time in Georgia that repeated failures in performance could be construed as demonstrating the "conscious fault" necessary to deny unemployment benefits.