Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-3-5305 - General; Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 14, April 8, 2022

A. As used in A.R.S. § 23-776(A), "when so directed by the employment office or the department" means that an employment office, as defined in A.R.S. § 23-616, or another placement service within the Department, has provided a referral to a job opening.
B. Except as provided in subsection (C)(2) and R6-3-53335, the offer of work shall be an offer from a new employer.
C. The Department shall not disqualify a claimant for a refusal of work even though the offered work was suitable if either condition listed in this subsection exists.
1. The claimant had good cause for the refusal. In this subsection, good cause means personal circumstances beyond the claimant's reasonable control and includes the following:
a. The claimant had a reasonable prospect of other work,
b. The claimant was ill, or
c. The claimant lacked transportation or child care.
2. A continuing employer-employee relationship exists between the claimant and an employer who maintains a temporary or on-call roster of workers, and the work offered by this employer is for a period of 2 days or less. The Department shall determine the claimant's eligibility for benefits for the week in which the work was offered in accordance with R6-3-5205(7). Examples of employment in which a continuing employer-employee relationship exists are substitute teachers or workers registered with a temporary services agency.
D. In subsection (C)(1)(a), a reasonable prospect of other work includes:
1. A definite offer and acceptance of a job to begin at a definite time,
2. A definite promise of a job although the starting date is an estimate by the employer, or
3. The knowledge of a Department representative that jobs will soon be available in the claimant's occupation.


Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-3-5305
Former rule number - Refusal of Work 5. Former rule repealed, new Section R6-3-5305 adopted effective January 24, 1977 (Supp. 77-1). Section repealed; new Section adopted effective July 22, 1997 (Supp. 97-3).

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