N.J. Admin. Code § 10:87-10.6 - Good cause for voluntary quit or work reduction

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Good cause for leaving employment or reducing work effort includes the good cause provisions found at 10:87-10.18 and resigning from a job that does not meet the suitability criteria specified at 10:87-10.10. Good cause for leaving employment or reducing work effort shall also include:
1. Discrimination by an employer based on age, race, sex, color, handicap, religious beliefs, national origin, or political beliefs;
2. Work demands or conditions that render continued employment unreasonable, such as working without being paid on schedule;
3. Acceptance by the primary wage earner of employment or enrollment of at least half-time in any recognized school, training program or institution of higher education, that requires the primary wage earner to leave or reduce employment;
4. Acceptance by any other household member of employment or enrollment of at least half-time in any recognized school, training program or institution of higher education in another county which requires the household to move and thereby requires the primary wage earner to leave or reduce employment;
5. A resignation by an individual under the age of 60 which is recognized by the employer as retirement;
6. Employment which becomes unsuitable (see 10:87-10.10 ) after acceptance of such employment;
7. Acceptance of a bona fide offer of employment more than 30 hours a week or in which the weekly earnings are equivalent to the Federal minimum wage multiplied by 30 hours which, because of circumstances beyond the control of the primary wage earner, subsequently does not materialize or results in employment of less than 30 hours a week or weekly earnings of less than the Federal minimum wage multiplied by 30 hours;
8. Leaving a job in connection with patterns of employment in which workers frequently move from one employer to another such as migrant farm labor or construction work. There may be some circumstances where households will apply for NJ SNAP benefits between jobs, particularly in cases where work may not yet be available at the new job site. Even though employment at the new site has not actually begun, the quitting of the previous employment shall be considered to be with good cause if such movement from employer to employer is part of the pattern of that type of employment;
9. Lack of adequate care of children who have reached age six but are under age 12;
10. The unavailability of transportation; or
11. The individual is unable to continue employment as a result of being a victim of family violence.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 10:87-10.6
Amended by R.1989 d.121, effective 2/21/1989.
See: 20 N.J.R. 2689(a), 21 N.J.R. 511(b).
This section was recodified from 3.19(d)4.
Recodified from N.J.A.C. 10:87-10.11 and amended by R.2004 d.181, effective 5/17/2004.
See: 36 N.J.R. 28(a), 36 N.J.R. 2425(a).
Rewrote the section. Former N.J.A.C. 10:87-10.6, Registration procedure, recodified to N.J.A.C. 10:87-10.1.
Administrative change.
See: 44 N.J.R. 1529(a).

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