Wash. Admin. Code § 388-444-0065 - Am I eligible for basic food if I quit my job or reduce my work effort?

Current through Register Vol. 21-18, September 15, 2021

(1) You are not eligible for basic food if you voluntarily quit your current job without good cause as defined in WAC 388-444-0070, and:
(a) You were working or self-employed for thirty hours or more per week or you had weekly earnings at least equal to the federal minimum wage multiplied by thirty hours;
(b) The day you quit or the last day you worked was within thirty days before you applied for basic food or any time after application; and
(c) At the time you quit or the last day you worked, you would have been required to register for work as defined in WAC 388-444-0005.
(2) You are not eligible for basic food if you voluntarily reduce your work effort without good cause as defined in WAC 388-444-0070, and:
(a) You were working or self-employed for thirty hours or more per week or you had weekly earnings at least equal to the federal minimum wage multiplied by thirty hours;
(b) You reduced your work effort within thirty days before you applied for basic food or any time after application;
(c) After the reduction, you are working less than thirty hours per week or your weekly earnings are not at least equal to the federal minimum wage multiplied by thirty hours; and
(d) At the time of the reduction you would have been required to register for work as defined in WAC 388-444-0005.
(3) You are not eligible to receive basic food if you have participated in a strike against a federal, state, or local government and have lost your employment because of such participation within thirty days of application.
(4) The following are not considered voluntary quits:
(a) Ending a self-employment enterprise; or
(b) Resigning at the request of the employer.

Notes

Wash. Admin. Code § 388-444-0065
Amended by WSR 18-02-037, Filed 12/22/2017, effective 1/22/2018
Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.510, 74.08.090, and 7 C.F.R. § 273.7. WSR 13-21-126, § 388-444-0065, filed 10/22/13, effective 11/22/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057, 74.04.500, 74.04.515, 74.08.090, 74.08A.120, 74.08A.903, and 7 C.F.R. §§ 273.7 and 273.24. WSR 10-23-112, § 388-444-0065, filed 11/17/10, effective 12/18/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050 and 74.04.510. WSR 00-04-006, § 388-444-0065, filed 1/20/00, effective 3/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.055, 74.04.057 and 74.08.090. WSR 98-16-044, § 388-444-0065, filed 7/31/98, effective 9/1/98. WSR 13-21-003, § 388-444-0065, filed 10/3/2013, effective 11/3/2013

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