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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Suitable Work SW 170 - Reason for Decision

Referral, Interview, and Acceptance

Enter Code Section 1257b, issue SW, Reason for Decision SW 170, with the appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Private Fee Agency - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because the agency that referred you required a fee for its services. You were aware a fee would be charged and accepted this condition when you registered with the agency and accepted their referral. 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. Where to Apply/Erroneous Directions - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you could not locate the employer's establishment or the directions were incorrect. You did not attempt to obtain additional instructions. 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. Failure to Contact Right Person - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you did not report to the identified person. 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.

D. Precludes Referral

On (enter date) a Department representative discussed a job opportunity with you. You indicated by your actions or statements that you did not want to apply for this job. 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. Objects to Nature of Interview - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because of the manner in which the interview was conducted. 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. Claimant Precluded Job Offer - Offer

You were not offered work with (Employer Name) because you indicated by your actions or statements that you did not want to accept this job. Information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. The reasons you did not want to accept this job do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefit.

G. Claimant Unwilling to Accept Conditions of Hire - Offer

You were not offered work with (Employer Name) because you demanded conditions of hire which the employer reasonably could not or would not meet. Information available to the Department shows that the type and conditions of work offered by the employer were suitable. Your reasons for your demands do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

H. Work Doesn't Start Immediately - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because the job would not start immediately. Information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

I. Work Doesn't Start Immediately - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because the job would not start immediately. 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.

J. Claimant Unwilling to Begin Work/Noncompelling Reason - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you were unwilling to begin work on the specified date. Information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

K. Claimant Unwilling to Begin Work/Noncompelling Reason - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you were unwilling to begin work on the specified date. 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.

L. Failure to Report to Work - Offer

You accepted work with (Employer Name) but did not report for work as scheduled. Information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for not reporting to work do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

II. ELIGIBLE

See SW 5 - General