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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Suitable Work SW 500 - Reason for Decision

Wages and Time

Enter Code Section 1257b, issue SW, Reasons for Decision SW500, with the appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Wanted Higher Salary - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you wanted a higher salary. 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. Wanted Higher Salary - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you wanted a higher salary. 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. Working Costs - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you felt the wage was too low in view of work related costs. 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. Working Costs - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you felt the wage was too low in view of work related costs. 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. Refuses Prevailing Wage in New Locality - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because the wage was less than you received in another community. 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. Refuses Prevailing Wage in New Locality - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because the wage was less than you received in another community. 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. Piece Rate/Commission - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you would have been paid on a piece rate/commission basis. 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. Piece Rate/Commission - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you would have been paid on a piece rate/ commission basis. 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. Payment Other Than Piece Rate/Commission - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because wages were not paid on the customary piece rate/commission basis. 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. Payment Other Than Piece Rate/Commission - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because wages were not paid on the customary piece rate/commission basis. 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. Restriction to Union Wages - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because the job did not pay union scale. 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. Restriction to Union Wages - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because the job did not pay union scale. 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. Objects to Prevailing Days/Hours - Noncompelling Reason - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you did not want to work the days or hours required by the employer. 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. Objects to Prevailing Days/Hours - Noncompelling Reason - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you did not want to work the days or hours required by the employer. 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. Overtime Not Excessive/Would Receive Compensation - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because overtime would be required. 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. Overtime Not Excessive/Would Receive Compensation - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because overtime would be required. 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. Accepts Temporary Job/Doesn’t Apply for Permanent Job - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you had accepted a temporary job. 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. Accepts Temporary Job/Doesn’t Apply for Permanent Job - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you had accepted a temporary 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.

S. Refuses Part-Time/Temporary Job, Desires Full-Time Permanent Work

You refused work with (Employer Name) because it was a part-time or temporary job and you want full-time permanent 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.

T. Refuses Part-Time/Temporary Job, Desires Full-Time Permanent Work - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because it was a part-time or temporary job and you want full-time permanent 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.

U. Refuses Full-Time Job/Wants Part-Time - Offer

You refused full-time work with (Employer Name) because you want only part-time 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.

V. Refuses Full-Time Job/Wants Part-Time - Referral

You did not apply for full-time work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you want only part-time 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.

II. ELIGIBLE

See SW 5 - General