Connecticut: state law mandated that commericial drivers license of oil delivery driver be revoked after DWI; court orders he get workman’s comp at expense of employer
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From Republican American
HARTFORD — A state appellate panel says a truck driver who lost his job because of a drunk driving arrest can get unemployment compensation.
Tuxis Ohr’s Fuel Inc. appealed a Superior Court judge’s ruling that entitled Gerald T. Aleksiewicz to collect unemployment insurance. The Meriden company discharged Aleksiewicz after his commercial driver’s license was suspended for one year following his arrest for DWI four years ago.
Aleksiewicz was driving his own car when he was in a collision in Meriden while off duty. The results of a breath test found his blood-alcohol content was 0.216 percent, nearly three times the legal limit.….MORE