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.

July 2018 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for appearing at work under the influence of alcohol. He was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that he was discharged for misconduct connected with the work. He appealed. A hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence: The claimant’s manager and two witnesses [Read More…]

June 2018 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for threatening violence in the workplace. He was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that he was discharged for misconduct connected with the work. The claimant appealed. A hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At The Hearing The Employer’s Evidence: The claimant’s manager testified that the claimant walked [Read More…]

May 2018 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for violating the employer’s tardiness 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…]

April 2018 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Case Analysis: Claimant Discharged for Theft, but Allowed Benefits by ALJ Background The claimant was discharged for theft. 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 (ALJ). At the Hearing The [Read More…]

March 2018 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Case Analysis: Claimant Discharged for Theft Background The claimant was discharged for theft. 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 claimant was employed [Read More…]

February 2018 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Case Analysis: When a Claimant Quits Without Good Cause Background The claimant resigned after being informed her job would end at a future date. She was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that she quit without good cause. The claimant appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At The Hearing The [Read More…]

January 2018 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Unemployment Claims Review: Did the claimant quit with good cause? Background The claimant resigned after a meeting regarding her work performance. She was allowed benefits upon a finding that she quit with good cause. The employer appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Claimant’s Evidence: The claimant, [Read More…]

December 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for receiving two written warnings within a year period. He was allowed benefits upon a finding that he 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 offered evidence [Read More…]

November 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for excessive absenteeism. 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 offered evidence and testimony showing that the claimant, [Read More…]

October 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for inappropriate behavior. The claimant was allowed benefits upon a finding that he 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’s witness testified that he received an [Read More…]