Blocking unemployment may not bar litigation.

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If you routinely allege misconduct to fight unemployment benefit claims in an effort to thwart subsequent litigation, you may want to reconsider your tactics.

Recent case: Temple University fired Berkley when his supervisor caught him playing a video game on his cell phone in violation of a policy. He applied for unemployment benefits. Temple argued he was guilty of wrongful misconduct, blocking benefits. Berkley appealed and lost again.

Then he filed a federal age discrimination lawsuit.

Temple argued...

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