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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Able and Available AA 150 - Reason for Decision

Travel: Time, Distance, and Cost

Enter Code Section 1253(c), issue AA, Reason for Decision AA150, with the appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Claimant Unwilling/Unable to go to Work Location

You have placed limits on the area in which you will work. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

B. Temporarily Without Transportation

You could not work because you had no transportation from ___________ to _____________.

C. No Transportation

You have no transportation.

D. Travel - Not Bona Fide Search

You could not work because you were out of town from _______________ to _______________.

E. Moved from Area of Good Job Prospect to Limited Labor Market

You have moved to an area where there is little or no labor market for your services. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

F. Willing to Commute to Work - Inadequate Transportation

You have limited the area in which you are available for work because of inadequate transportation. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

G. Moving to New Residence - Not Available

You could not work from (____) to (____) because you were moving to a new residence.

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Claimant Does Not Restrict Availability to Local Area

You state the claimant may not be available for work because he/she resides in an area where job prospects are limited. After considering available information, the Department finds that the claimant is able and available for work.

BB. Bona Fide Search For Work

You state the claimant may not have been available for work during a period when he/she was out of town. After considering available information, the Department finds that the claimant was able and available for work.

CC. Claimant Available for Work in Local Community

You state the claimant may not be available for work in the community. After considering available information, the Department finds that the claimant is able and available for work.

DD. Willing to Use Available Transportation and Spend Required Commute Time

You state the claimant may not be available for work because of transportation or commute problems. After considering available information, the Department finds the claimant is able and available for work.