What Are Some Reasons For Disqualification?

You may be disqualified from receiving benefits for any of the following reasons:
  • Voluntary departure from your last employer without good cause connected with the work
  • Discharge by your last employer for gross misconduct
  • Discharge by your last employer for misconduct other than gross misconduct
  • Refusal to apply for, or accept, suitable work without good cause
  • Participation in a labor dispute other than a lockout
  • Inability to work or unavailability for work
  • Failure to register as directed with the Job Service
  • Failure to report as directed
  • Failure to participate in reemployment services
  • Failure to attend a training course recommended by the Department of Employment Services
  • Not being authorized to work, if you are an alien
  • A reasonable assurance of continuing employment*

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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