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Case No. 21-1948

Kyle A. Dornath
Employment Appeal Board

Kyle Dornath appeals from the district court’s order on judicial review affirming the Employment Appeal Board’s (EAB) decision to deny Dornath unemployment benefits for the week he was attending mandatory training as part of an apprenticeship program. Dornath argues prior precedent interpreting the statutory requirements for unemployment demonstrates he is eligible for benefits. Dornath further argues he was not required to demonstrate that he was able and available to work in order to qualify for unemployment benefits because he qualified for benefits under either the partial unemployment or temporary unemployment exemption. Additionally, Dornath contends he did not take a voluntary leave of absence for the week in question.



Kyle A. Dornath


Employment Appeal Board

Attorney for the Appellant

Jason R. McClitis

Attorneys for the Appellee

Rick Autry

Gayla R. Harrison

Supreme Court

Oral Argument Schedule


Oct 13, 2022 1:30 PM


Supreme Court Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Mar 31, 2023

Other Information

Date Retained:
Jun 01, 2022
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