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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Voluntary Quit VQ 440 - Reason for Decision

Working Conditions

Use Section 1256, VQ 440, and appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. Conflict With Co-worker or Supervisor

You quit your last job with (employer name) because of a conflict with a co-worker or supervisor. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

B. Distaste for Job

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

C. Duties - Minor Inconvenience

You quit your last job with (employer name) because your employer asked you to take on different minor duties. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

D. New Terms and Conditions of Employment - Little or No Attempt to Adjust Before Quitting

You quit your last job with (employer name) because of new conditions of employment imposed by the employer. 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.

E. Working Conditions Not Intolerable - Did Not Grieve

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

F. Breach of Agreement - Agreed to by Claimant

You quit you last job with (employer name) because you felt your employer broke the agreement of hire. You had agreed to the employer’s changes at the time they were made. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

G. "Unwritten" Company Rule Breached

You quit your last job with (employer name) because you felt the employer breached a company rule. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

H. Harassment Claim (Not Reasonable)

You quit your last job with (employer name) because of harassment on the job. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

I. Terms and Conditions of Employment Modified

You quit your last job with (employer name) because the conditions of employment were modified. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

J. Deleted

K. Quit - Reasons Unknown

You quit your last job with (employer name). You have not shown that the quit was necessary or that you had explored all reasonable options before quitting. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

L. Deleted

M. Deleted

N. Deleted

O. Dissatisfaction With Terms of Employment - General

You quit your last job with (employer name) because of dissatisfaction with the terms of employment. 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.

P. Deleted

Q. Deleted

R. Disciplinary Action

You quit your last job with (employer name) because your employer took disciplinary action against you. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Deleted

BB. Terms and Conditions of Employment Modified

The claimant quit your employment because the terms and conditions of employment were substantially modified. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.

CC. Intolerable Working Conditions - Health Affected

The claimant quit your employment because he/she was required to work in a work environment that adversely affected his/her health or well-being. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.

DD. Harassment Claim (Reasonable)

The claimant quit your employment because he/she was harassed on the job. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.

EE. Deleted

FF. Deleted

GG. Deleted

HH. Deleted

II. Deleted

JJ. Conflict With Co-worker or Supervisor

The claimant quit your employment because of a conflict with a co-worker or supervisor. Attempts to resolve the conflict were unsuccessful. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.

KK. Disciplinary Action

The claimant quit your employment because of disciplinary action taken against him or her. Available information shows the claimant had good cause for leaving work.