C VQ/RWE and Refusal of Job Offer Good Cause
 
(01/01/20 - 12/31/20)
Effective for benefit month 04/2020 until further notice, see Urgent Bulletin emailed 03/27/2020 regarding work requirements.
 
When the CA or NA participant that voluntarily quits a job or reduces their work effort has the EM exemption code in WORW, determine first whether the participant meets another NA Work Requirement exemption or CA Jobs exemption work reason based on information already in the case file.
 
When information in the case file indicates the participant meets another exemption reason, they are exempt from VQ/RWE requirements. Key the appropriate exemption reason code in the PAR/EXEM field on WORW. Document the case file accordingly.
 
When the participant does not meet another exemption reason, review the case for good cause for the VQ/RWE.
 
Policy and procedures regarding VQ/RWE Good Cause are outlined as follows: