The charge centers on the supplying of false information or reports, records, etc. The violation may be either a commission or an omission.
The Employment Application:
Employment applications usually contain a statement that if false information is supplied, the employee will be subject to discharge.
During the probationary period, Management may discharge an employee without showing cause; therefore, the discussion centers on issues arising after the probationary period has expired.
Falsifying Time Records:
Falsifying time records (one’s own or another’s) is a form of theft for which the penalty is discharge.
There is a need to show deliberation, not mere negligence, such as forgetting to punch in or out.
Miscellany of Acts:
In production counts involving work standards, the charge may be leveled even if no actual loss is encountered.
Falsification of receipts subjects the employee to discharge.