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Judge Rejects Attorney General's Appeal in Unemployment Case

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DOVER, Del. (AP)- A judge has rejected a challenge by the attorney general's office to the awarding of unemployment benefits to a former Department of Justice employee.
    
According to court records, Robin Densten, a trial support specialist, was often given last-minute assignments requiring her to stay late. She quit in 2013 after a request for overtime pay was denied because she had not obtained prior approval.
    
The judge on Wednesday agreed with Delaware's Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board that the denial of overtime compensation constituted a substantial reduction in pay and established good cause for a reasonably prudent employee to quit.
    
The judge also found that in meeting with DOJ's human resources director, who suggested she might want to consider a job elsewhere, Densten satisfied a requirement that she exhaust all reasonable alternatives.

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