NA Work Requirement Exemption-Unemployment
(01/01/21 - 12/31/21)
A participant who meets one of the following criteria is exempt from NA work requirements and the ABAWD work requirement:
Participants currently receiving Unemployment Insurance (UI).
Participants who have applied for but are not yet receiving UI, when the participant is required to register for work with the Job Service office as part of the UI application process.
A participant who is appealing a UI decision. Continued UI eligibility during the UI appeals process requires ongoing participation with the Job Service office.
For the NA work exemption, key UI in the PAR/EXEM FS field on WORW.
For the ABAWD exemption, key UI in the EXPT RSN FS field on WERE.