Pa. Court Finds Employee Properly Fired For Violating Computer Use Policy

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A terminated employee failed to show that his employer's policy prohibiting Internet and email use for personal purposes was not clearly established and not uniformly enforced, a Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel found Jan. 4, upholding a compensation board's denial of unemployment benefits to the worker (Dominic G. Canale Jr. v. Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, No. 1549 C.D. 2012, Pa. Cmwlth; 2013 Pa. Commw. Unpub. LEXIS 9).

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