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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Suitable Work SW 155 - Reason for Decision

DOMESTIC CIRCUMSTANCES

Enter Code Section 1257b, issue SW, Reason for Decision SW 155, with the appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Noncompelling Domestic Circumstance - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because of domestic circumstances. 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. Noncompelling Domestic Circumstance - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because of domestic circumstances. 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. Household Duty - Not Compelling - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because of household duties. 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. Household Duty - Not Compelling - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because of household duties. 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. Inadequate Attempt to Secure Child Care - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because of a lack of child care. 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. Inadequate Attempt to Secure Child Care - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because of a lack of child care. 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 Parental Obligation - Offer

You refused work with (Employer name) because you are providing care for someone else's child. 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 Parental Obligation - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you are providing care for someone else's child. 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. Wants Higher Wage Due to Child Care Costs - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you felt the wage was not high enough in relation to the cost of child care. 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. Wants Higher Wage Due to Child Care Costs - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you felt the wage was not high enough in relation to the cost of child care. 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.

K. Illness - Claimant's Presence Not Required - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because of the illness of a relative or friend. 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. Illness - Claimant's Presence Not Required - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because of illness of a relative or friend. 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. Death of Relative/Friend - Does Not Prevent Acceptance - Offer

You refused work with (Employer name) because of the death of a relative or friend. 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.

N. Death of Relative/Friend - Does Not Prevent Acceptance - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because of the death of a relative or friend. 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