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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Suitable Work SW 440 - Reason for Decision

Working Conditions

Enter Section 1257b, SW 440 and appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Undesirable Working Conditions - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you objected to the duties or working conditions. 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. Undesirable Working Conditions - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you objected to the job duties or working conditions. 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. Lack of Opportunity for Advancement - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because the job did not provide an opportunity for advancement. 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. Lack of Opportunity for Advancement - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because the job did not provide an opportunity for advancement. 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 Neighborhood - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you objected to the area in which the job was located. 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. Objects to Neighborhood - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you objected to the area in which the job was located. 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. Objects to Employee(s) - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you objected to one or more of the employees with whom you would be working. 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. Objects to Employee(s) - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you objected to one or more of the employees with whom you would be working. 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. No Undue Risk to Personal Safety - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you believed the work offered a threat to your personal safety. 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. No Undue Risk to Personal Safety - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you believed the work offered a threat to your personal safety. 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. Negligible or Customary Safety Risk - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you believed the working conditions were unsafe. 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. Negligible or Customary Safety Risk - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you believed the working conditions were unsafe. 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. Unwilling to Obtain License or Permit - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you were unwilling to obtain the license or permit required to perform the work. 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. Unwilling to Obtain License or Permit - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you were unwilling to obtain the license or permit required to perform the work. 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. Doesn’t Try to Get Required License/Permit - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you felt you could not get the required license or permit. 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. Doesn’t Try to Get Required License/Permit - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you felt you could not get the required license or permit. 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.

Q. Doesn’t Try to Get Security Clearance - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you felt you could not get security clearance. Information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

R. Doesn’t Try to Get Security Clearance - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you felt you could not get security clearance. 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.

S. Unwilling to Furnish Required Equipment - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you were unwilling to obtain equipment required for 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.

T. Unwilling to Furnish Required Equipment - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you were unwilling to obtain equipment required for the 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.

II. ELIGIBLE

See SW 5 - General