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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Total and Partial Unemployment TPU 5 - Reason for Decision

General

Enter Code Section shown below, issue WGS, and Reason for Decision TP5 with the appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Full-Time Work As An Employee (Section 1252)

You worked (number) hours for (employer name) during the week(s) ending (enter dates). This is considered to be full-time work for your occupation.

B. Work As An Employee Selling On Commission (Section 1252)

You are employed in your primary occupation as a commission salesperson for (employer name). Although your working hours may vary, you are considered to be performing services on a full-time basis.

C. Earnings Over $25.99 - Not XE (Section 1279)

You earned (enter earnings) from (employer name) for the week(s) ending (enter dates). Therefore, you are not entitled to full weekly benefits.

D. Earnings Over $25.99 - Multiple Weeks - Same Employer - Not XE (Section 1279)

You worked for the above employer and earned the amount shown for the weeks listed (amount) (enter dates), (amount) (enter dates), (amount) (enter dates). Therefore, you are not entitled to full weekly benefits.

NOTE: This Reason for Decision is to be used in conjunction with I.C. above.

E. Excessive Earnings - XE (Section 1252)

You earned (amount) from (employer name) for the week(s) ending (enter dates).

F. Excessive Earnings - Multiple weeks - Same Employer - XE

You worked for the above employer and earned the amount shown for the weeks listed (enter dates), (enter dates), (enter dates).

NOTE: This Reason for Decision is to be used only in conjunction with I.E. above.

G. Other Payments - Independent Contractor - Over $25.99 - Not XE (Section 1279)

The (amount) you earned as an independent contractor are wages for the week(s) ending (enter dates). Therefore, you are not entitled to full weekly benefits.

H. Other Payments - Independent Contractor - XE (Section 1252)

The (amount) you earned as an independent contractor are wages for the week(s) ending (enter dates).

I. Limited to Part-Time Work - Working Part Time - Fully Employed (Section 1252)

You are limited to working (number) of (hours/days) per week. You are working all of the hours that you are available. As you are working the maximum hours you are able to work, it is considered you are fully employed.

J. Claimant Reports Work, Did Not Respond to Request for Information

On your continued claim for the week(s) ending _________ you did not provide information about employment. You have not responded to our request(s) for information needed to decide your eligibility. The Department finds that there is not enough information to decide that you are unemployed.

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. No Services or Earnings (Section 1252)

The claimant did not perform services or earn wages during the week(s) ending (enter dates). Therefore, the claimant was unemployed.