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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Voluntary Quit VQ 360 - Reason for Decision

Personal Affairs

Use Section 1256, VQ360, and appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Incarceration - Conviction

You left your last job with (employer name) when you were terminated for being off work more than 24 clock hours because you were incarcerated. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

B. Financial Difficulties - Reasonable Alternative

You quit your last job with (employer name) because you were having financial troubles. You did not explore all reasonable solutions before you quit. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

C. Personal, Legal, and Business Affairs - Reasonable Alternative

You quit your last job with (employer name) to take care of personal, legal, or business affairs. You did not explore all reasonable solutions before you quit. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

D. Rest or Vacation - No Medical Advice

You quit your last job with (employer name) to take a rest or vacation. You had no medical advice to do so. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

E. Return to Former Home - No Compelling Reason

(See VQ 150-G for relations reasons.)

F. Self-Advancement, Improve Skills

You quit your last job with (employer name) because you did not feel you were advancing or improving your skills. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

G. Deleted

H. Retirement

You quit your last job with (employer name) because you were eligible to retire. You could have remained employed. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

I. Early Retirement/Preserve Retirement Benefits

You quit your last job with (employer name) to take early retirement benefits or to preserve the retirement benefits you are already receiving. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

J. Severance Incentive

You quit your last job with (employer name) to take advantage of a severance bonus program. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

K. Self-Employment

You quit your last job with (employer name) to become self-employed. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

General Dissatisfaction With The Wages Paid

(Use VQ 440 J.)

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Reasons Personal But Compelling

The claimant quit your employment for reasons that were personal but compelling. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.

Incarceration - No Conviction (See MC 15)

BB. Financial Difficulties - No Reasonable Alternative

The claimant quit your employment because he/she had financial difficulties. The claimant explored all reasonable options before quitting. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.

CC. Personal/Legal/Business Affairs - No Reasonable Alternative

The claimant quit your employment because of pressing personal, legal, or business affairs. The claimant explored all reasonable options before quitting. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.