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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Suitable Work SW 5 - Reason for Decision

General

I. DISQUALIFICATION

For letters A through L enter Code Section 1257b, issue SW, Reason for Decision SW5, with the appropriate letter.

A. Unable to Secure Reason for Refusal of Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name). The Department asked you to explain why you did not accept this job, but you have not provided an explanation. Information available to the Department shows the job was suitable. You do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

B. Unable to Secure Reason for Refusal of Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as directed by the Department. The Department asked you to explain why you did not apply for this job, but you have not provided an explanation. Information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. You do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

C. Job Not Vacant Due To Trade Dispute - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because the business was involved in a trade dispute; however, the job offered was not vacant due to the dispute. 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. Job Not Vacant Due To Trade Dispute - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because the business was involved in a trade dispute; however, the job offered was not vacant due to the dispute. 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. Offer by Mail - Doesn't Respond

You did not respond to an offer of work with (Employer Name) which you received by mail. Information available to the Department shows the job was suitable. Your reasons for not responding to this offer do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

F. Offer by Telephone - Doesn't Respond

You did not respond to an offer of work with (Employer Name) which you received by way of your telephone answering machine or service. Information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for not responding to this offer do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

G. Prospects for Other Work Not Definite - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you had another job prospect. 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. Prospects for Other Work Not Definite - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you had another job prospect. 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. Claimant Believes He is Not Qualified for the Job - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because you did not think you were qualified 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.

J. Claimant Believes He is Not Qualified For the Job - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because you did not think you were qualified for the job. 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. Job Unlikely to Result in Loss of Skills - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because the job would not fully utilize your skills. 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. Job Unlikely to Result in Loss of Skills - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because the job would not fully utilize your skills. 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. Suitable Work-Successive Disqualification

The disqualification begins the Sunday after the SW disqualification ends.

(Enter Code Section 1261, issue SD)

An additional (enter number 2-8) weeks of disqualification is being assessed because you refused suitable work without good cause on more than one occasion.

N. Claimant Reported Refusal of Work, Did not Respond to Request for Information

(Enter Code Section 1253a, issue IRR)

On your continued claim for week(s) ending ________ you reported that you refused work. You have not responded to our request(s) for information needed to decide your eligibility. You have not given the Department enough information to decide if you refused suitable work with good cause.

II. ELIGIBLE

For letters AA through LL enter Code Section 1257b, issue SW, Reason for Decision SW5, with the appropriate letter.

AA. Not Suitable Work

You state you offered a job to the claimant. After considering the information available, the Department finds the job was not suitable for the claimant.

BB. Good Cause for Refusing Offer of Work

You state you offered a job to the claimant. After considering information available, the Department finds the claimant had good cause for refusing the offer of work.

CC. Claimant Not Informed of The Job Offer

You state you offered a job to the claimant. After considering information available, the Department finds that the claimant was not informed of the job offer.

DD. Not Definite Offer of Work

You state you offered a job to the claimant. After considering information available, the Department finds there was not a definite offer of work.

EE. Date Not Established to Begin Work

You state you offered a job to the claimant. After considering information available, the Department finds a date to begin work was not established.

FF. Job Offer Not Bona Fide

You state you offered a job to the claimant. After considering information available, the Department finds there was not a bona-fide offer of work.

GG. Good Cause for Refusing Offer of Work

You state you offered the claimant a job on (date). After considering available information, the Department finds the claimant had good cause for refusing the offer of work.

HH. Better Job Offer

You state you offered the claimant a job on (date). After considering available information, the Department finds the claimant had good cause for refusing the offer of work because he/she accepted a better job offer.

II. Better Job Prospect

You state you offered the claimant a job on (date). After considering available information, the Department finds the claimant had good cause for refusing the offer of work because he/she had a better job prospect.

JJ. Not Suitable Work - Date Offered

You state you offered a job to the claimant on (date). After considering available information, the Department finds the job was not suitable for the claimant.

KK. Claimant Not Informed of Job Offer - Date Offered

You state you offered a job to the claimant on (date). After considering available information, the Department finds that the claimant was not informed of the job offer.

LL. Not Definite Offer of Work - Date Offered

You state you offered a job to the claimant on (date). After considering available information, the Department finds there was not a definite offer of work.