Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-3-53150 - Distance to Work (refusal of Work 150)

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

Commuting distance

1. Offered work which is beyond reasonable commuting distance generally would not be suitable work unless the distance is customary for the claimant or most workers residing in the same locality as the claimant.
2. Offered work which would require a claimant to move to a new locality beyond reasonable commuting distance generally would not be suitable work. Factors to be considered in determining exceptions include:
a. Financial detriment to relocation,
b. Family restrictions to relocation,
c. Duration of claimant's unemployment,
d. Expected duration and wage of offered job,
e. Customs of claimant's customary occupation, and
f. Prospects of work in customary occupation within reasonable commuting distance.
3. "Beyond reasonable commuting distance" is generally:
a. More than 20 miles from the claimant's residence to place of employment, or
b. More than one hour elapsed commuting time one way, or
c. Commuting expense equal to 15% or more of the claimant's prospective gross wage. (The Department accepts the mileage allowance paid state of Arizona employees for use of their private vehicles for official travel as the standard for determining cost of travel to the claimant.)


Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-3-53150
Former rule number Refusal of Work 150. - 150.2. Former rule repealed, new Section R6-3-53 150 adopted effective January 24, 1977 (Supp. 77-1). Former Section R6-3-53150 repealed, new Section R6-3-53150 adopted effective July 27, 1983 (Supp. 83-4).

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