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SECTION 2-418: SEEK AND ACCEPT WORK

§ 2-418. Seek and accept work--Indefinite disqualification 
A. An individual shall be disqualified to receive benefits for the full period of unemployment next ensuing after the individual shall have failed to do any of the following:

1. Accept an offer of suitable work, as defined by Section 2-408 of this title, from an employer including any former employer;

2. Apply for or accept suitable work, as defined by Section 2-408 of this title, when so directed by the Commission; or

3. Accept employment pursuant to a hiring hall agreement when so offered.
Such disqualification shall continue until the individual has become reemployed and has earned wages equal to or in excess of ten (10) times his or her weekly benefit amount.

B. An employer who provides evidence of an offer of suitable work pursuant to paragraph 1 of subsection A of this section shall be proof of the failure of the individual to meet this requirement and shall result in the immediate cessation of benefits until a determination can be made by the Commission. The Commission shall conduct a timely investigation of any such claim and verify the offer of suitable work.

C. Any individual who shall have failed in any of the requirements of subsection A of this section due to illness, death of a family member or other extenuating circumstance beyond his or her control shall be disqualified for regular benefits under this section only for the week of the occurrence of such circumstance beyond his or her control.

Failure to Seek Work 
Failure to Accept Work