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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Suitable Work SW 150 - Reason for Decision

Travel: Time, Distance, and Cost

Enter Code Section 1257b, issue SW, Reason for Decision SW150, with the appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Distance Not Excessive - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because of the distance from your residence to the job. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

B. Distance Not Excessive - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because of the distance from your residence to the job. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for not applying do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

C. Impending Change of Residence - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you anticipate moving to another locality although you do not have definite plans. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

D. Impending Change of Residence - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you anticipate moving to another locality although you do not have definite plans. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for not applying do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

E. Commuting Time Not Excessive - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because of the time required to get to and from the job. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

F. Commuting Time Not Excessive - Referral

You did not apply for work with (EmpIoyer Name) as instructed by the Department because of the time required to get to and from the job. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for not applying do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

G. No Evidence of Health Risk - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you felt the commute would be detrimental to your health. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

H. No Evidence of Health Risk - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because, you felt the commute would be detrimental to your health. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for not applying do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

I. Cost/Inconvenience Not Excessive - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because of the cost and/or inconvenience of transportation between your home and the job. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

J. Cost/Inconvenience Not Excessive - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because of the cost and/or inconvenience of transportation between your home and the job. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for not applying do not meet legal requirements for payment of benefits.

K. Insufficient Evidence of Risk to Safety - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you felt the route you would have to travel to reach the job was not safe. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

L. Insufficient Evidence of Risk to Safety - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you felt the route you would have to travel to reach the job was not safe. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for not applying do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

M. Could Have Arranged Transportation - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you did not think you could arrange transportation to the job. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for the payment of benefits.

N. Could Have Arranged Transportation - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you did not think you could arrange transportation to the job. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for not applying do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

O. Unwilling to Use Public Transportation - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you were unwilling to use public transportation and had no other way of reaching this job. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

P. Unwilling to Use Public Transportation - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you were unwilling to use public transportation and had no other way of reaching this job. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for not applying do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

II. ELIGIBLE

See SW 5. General