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CASE NAME: Sara Werner, Respondent, vs. Medical Professionals LLC, Relator, Department of Employment and Economic Development, Respondent.
Read the opinion in this case at A09-1265
CITATION: 782 N.W.2d 840 (Minn. Ct. App. 2010)
Legal Issues in RELATOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS, LLC'S BRIEF AND APPENDIX:
Whether the applicant for benefits, Sara Werner, quit employment because of a good reason caused by Medical Professionals, LLC?
Legal Issues in RESPONDENT-DEPARTMENT'S BRIEF AND APPENDIX:
Under the law, an individual who quits employment for other than a defined set of reasons is ineligible for all unemployment benefits. One of those reasons is quitting due to something adverse to the worker, for which the employer is responsible, and that would compel an average, reasonable worker to quit. Relator Sara Werner quit her employment at Medical Professionals, LLC after her employer moved its officers a great distance away, substantially lengthening Werner's commute. Would these employment conditions have compelled an average, reasonable worker to quit and become unemployed? The Unemployment Law Judge Bryan Eng found Werner quit for a good reason caused by Medical Professionals, and found Werner eligible for unemployment benefits.
Also filed: RELATOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS, LLC'S REPLY BRIEF AND SUPPLEMENTAL APPENDIX