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Employment Development Department

Trade Dispute TD 280 - Reason for Decision

Trade Disputes and Separation Issues, Suspensions, and Suitable Work

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Voluntary Quit/TD Leaving At Beginning Of Dispute (Section 1262)

You left your work at (Employer Name) because your employer implemented new working conditions. Available information indicates the subject matter of the new working conditions were a part of contract negotiations. Under these circumstances, you are considered to have left work due to a trade dispute.

B. Leaving Due To Respecting Informational Picket Line (Section 1256 - Issue VQ)

You left your work at (Employer Name) because there was a picket line at your job location. Information available indicates this was an informational picket line and that there is no trade dispute at the job site. You have not established that you had good cause for the leaving.

C. No Union Dispute/Voluntary Quit (Section 1256 - Issue VQ)

You participated in a work stoppage with other employees at (Employer Name) due to dissatisfaction with working conditions. All of you abandoned your demands at the time of leaving and voluntarily quit your jobs. The information available is insufficient to establish good cause for the leaving.

D. Leaving Work At End Of Trade Dispute (Section 1256 - Issue VQ)

You left work at the end of the trade dispute at (Employer Name) because you disagreed with the contract terms negotiated by your union. You have not established good cause for your disapproval.

E. Suspension

Refer to VQ 285-2 (RD) - I.F.

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Voluntary Quit/TD Leaving At Beginning Of Dispute (Section 1256 - Issue VQ)

The claimant left work during the course of and not due to a trade dispute. Information available indicates the claimant left due to new and onerous working conditions and, therefore, had good cause for the leaving within the meaning of Section 1256.

BB. No Union Dispute/Voluntary Quit (Section 1256 - Issue VQ)

The claimant participated in a work stoppage with other employees. All of the employees abandoned their demands at the time of leaving and voluntarily quit their jobs. The information available indicates the employees had good cause for leaving within the meaning of Section 1256.

CC. Suspension: Related to TD

The claimant was suspended for activities related to a trade dispute. The facts available are insufficient to establish the claimant was suspended due to misconduct in connection with work.