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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Voluntary Quit VQ 500 - Reason for Decision

Wages and Time

Enter Code Section 1256, VQ500 and appropriate letter.

I. DISQUALIFICATION

A. General Dissatisfaction With The Wages Paid

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

B. Reduction in Wages - Not Substantial

You quit your last job with (employer name) because of a reduction in pay. It was not a substantial reduction. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

C. Nonpayment of Wages - Isolated Event

You quit your last job with (employer name) because your employer did not pay wages when due. This was an isolated event. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

D. Low Commission Earnings

You quit your last job with (employer name) because your commission earnings were low. Your commissions were not substantially less than your prior earnings. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

E. Reduction in Hours - Not Substantial

You quit your last job with (employer name) because of a reduction in hours. It was not a substantial reduction. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

F. Work Hours Changed - Change of Shifts and/or Days

You quit your last job with (employer name) because your hours of work were changed. You have not shown that this change created an undue hardship or that you had explored all reasonable options before you quit. After considering the available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

G. Reduction in Hours

You quit your last job with (employer name) because of a reduction in hours. You have not shown that working less hours would have caused any undue hardship or prevented you from seeking other work. After considering available information, the Department finds that you do not meet the legal requirements for payment of benefits.

H. Hours of Work

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

II. ELIGIBLE

AA. Reduction in Wages - Substantial

The claimant quit your employment because of a substantial reduction in pay. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.

BB. Nonpayment of Wages - Repeated

The claimant quit your employment because you repeatedly did not pay wages when due. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.

CC. Low Commission Earnings

The claimant quit your employment because his/her commission earnings were low. The commissions were substantially less than his/her prior earnings, for reasons not attributable to the claimant. Available information shows that the claimant has good cause for leaving work.

DD. Reduction in Hours - Substantial

The claimant quit your employment because of a substantial reduction in hours. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.

EE. Work Hours Changed

The claimant quit your employment because his/her work hours were changed. This created a substantial hardship for the claimant. Available information shows that the claimant had good cause for leaving work.