JessicaParkinson_PA205-01_Unit5_Assignment

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PA205 Unit 5 Assignment Jessica Parkinson PA205 Unit 5 Assignment October 27, 2015
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PA205 Unit 5 Assignment Case Citation: Rodman v. N.M. Emp’t Sec. Dep’t ., 764 P.2d 1316 (N.M. 1988) Facts: When employed by Presbyterian Hospital Billie J. Rodman was having personal issues that was affecting her job. She was taking personal calls during her shifts at the hospital. She was reprimanded in June of 1986 because of to many telephone calls and visitors at her work station. She was disruptive to her co-workers and her own duties. She was later told that she was not allowed personal calls unless in the break room or during lunch. She was not allowed to leave the facility without her shift being over or during lunch. Billie J. Rodman came to work at 1 o’clock for her shift on February 15, 1987 her day started with having a talk with her ex boyfriend's mother about her car. That then became an argument with the ex-boyfriend over her getting her car keys from him. He showed up at her work demanding her come for her keys in the lobby and she refused. She called security to meet at the lobby and went to confront him because he threaten to go to her department. She was physical abused that resulted in her shirt being ripped and security telling him to leave. She had to go get a shirt because of it being ripped and that took about 30 minutes. The supervisor then decided to let her leave for the rest of the day, then later terminated. Billie didn’t think it was far for the acts of a third party since she had no physical or legal control of his actions. She was trying to avoid disruption of her work place. Issues: Did Billie Rodman having misconduct because of her behavior and level of calls that was violating the hospital policies? Rule: The State of New Mexico has it that employees have been terminated due to misconduct is ineligible for unemployment compensation benefits under §51-1-7(b). Analysis: The District Court then concluded that Ms. Rodman’s actions on February 15, 1987 were a disregard to the hospital employer’s interest and also by repeating the insubordination
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