Former ELS Employee Awarded Benefits

ELS logoEquity Lifestyle Properties made headlines this week in a two year old case involving a former employee, apparently fired for working during her lunch break. learns about the incident from Good Morning America. According to the article, receptionist Sharon Smiley was dismissed two years ago for skipping lunch. Recently an appeals court in Illinois found that denial of her unemployment benefits was “clearly erroneous.” The article also says not following the 30 minute lunch break policy is a violation of Illinois’ labor laws. The report indicates the benefits were initially denied because Smiley had been discharged for misconduct.

(Image Credit: ELS)

mas kovach mhpronews shopping with soheyla .jp

Get our ‘read-hot’ industry-leading 

get our ‘read-hot’ industry-leading emailed headline news updates

Scroll to Top