.01 ABAWD – Work Requirement Good Cause Exception
(04/01/16 - 05/31/16)
When the participant would have worked 80 hours per month but missed some work for good cause, the participant is considered to have met the work requirement. The absence from work must be temporary and the participant must retain his or her job.
Good cause includes circumstances beyond the individual's control, such as, but not limited to:
Illness of another household member requiring the presence of the member
A household emergency
The unavailability of transportation
Lack of adequate child care
Natural disasters
Key EM in the WERE EXPT RSN FS field.
The reason for good cause does not need to be verified unless it is questionable. Verify that the participant remains employed.