Peg Elofson

Senior Appellate Manager
Equifax Workforce Solutions

About Peg Elofson

Peg oversees our Unemployment Hearing Consultants. She has more than 15 years of experience in the unemployment industry, with particular focus in unemployment appeals. Her experience includes account management, hearing representation, and Board of Review appeals. Peg joined Equifax through the acquisition of TALX Corporation in 2007. She holds BSBA and JD degrees from Creighton University.

March 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant left voluntarily when she believed she had been discharged. She was allowed benefits upon a finding that she was separated for no disqualifying reason.  The employer appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The employer testified that the claimant, a retail shift [Read More…]

February 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for repeated violations of company policy. She was allowed benefits upon a finding that she was discharged, but not for misconduct connected with the work.  The employer appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The employer testified that the claimant, [Read More…]

January 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for excessive breaks and time clock fraud. She was allowed benefits upon a finding that she was discharged, but not for misconduct connected with the work.  The employer appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence: The employer testified that the [Read More…]

December 2016 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged after failing a post-accident drug test. She was allowed benefits upon a finding that she was discharged, but not for misconduct connected with the work.  The employer appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The employer testified that the claimant [Read More…]

November 2016 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for negligently handling medication. She was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that she was discharged for misconduct connected with the work.  The claimant appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence: The employer testified that the claimant, a health aide, was discharged [Read More…]

October 2016 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant left work voluntarily, citing dissatisfaction with the working conditions. He was allowed benefits upon a finding that he quit with good cause connected with the work.  The employer appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Claimant’s Evidence: The claimant testified that he left voluntarily [Read More…]

September 2016 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant quit work due to perceived harassment and adverse working conditions. The claimant was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that he quit without good cause connected with the work.  He appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Claimant’s Evidence:  The claimant testified that he [Read More…]

August 2016 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged from his employment after a string of policy violations. He was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that he was discharged for misconduct connected with the work.  He appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The claimant, a security guard, [Read More…]

July 2016 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant quit her position after a schedule change request was denied. The claimant was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that she quit without good cause connected with the work.  The claimant appealed.  A hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At The Hearing The Claimant’s Evidence:  The claimant, who worked in [Read More…]

June 2016 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant filed for benefits after being discharged. He was allowed benefits upon a finding that he was fired, but not for misconduct connected with his work. The employer disagreed and appealed. A hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The claimant violated the employer’s harassment policy, [Read More…]