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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Suitable Work SW 90 - Reason for Decision

Conscientious Objection

Enter Code Section 1257b, issue SW, Reason for Decision SW 90, with the appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Conscientious Objection Not "Genuine" - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because of a moral or religious objection. 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.

B. Conscientious Objection Not "Genuine" - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because of a moral or religious objection. 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.

C. Job Would Not Conflict With Claimant’s Conscientious Objection - Offer

You refused work with (Employer Name) because of your concern that you would be required to act contrary to your beliefs. The information available to the Department shows the work was suitable. Your reasons for refusal do not meet the legal requirement for payment of benefits.

D. Job Would Not Conflict With Claimant’s Conscientious Objection - Referral

You did not apply for work with (Employer Name) as instructed by the Department because of your concern that you would be required to act contrary to your beliefs. 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.

II. ELIGIBLE

See SW 5, General