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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Suitable Work SW 440 - Fact Finding Guide

Working Conditions

  1. Is the offered employment suitable for the claimant?
  2. To what conditions does the claimant object?
  3. Does the claimant have first-hand knowledge of the conditions?
  4. Has the claimant previously worked in the same job under the same conditions? If not, what is the source of the individual’s knowledge?
  5. Would an adjustment of the unfavorable conditions have been available upon request? If so, did the claimant ask?
  6. Does the claimant’s reason for refusal constitute good cause?