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WAC 192-240-040

Penalties.

(1) If you claim extended benefits during a week in which you failed to accept any offer of work, or failed to accept a referral or apply for any work as directed by the department:
(a) Benefits will be denied under RCW 50.20.080 if the work was suitable as defined by RCW 50.20.100 and 50.20.110, and you did not have good cause for failing to apply for or accept work;
(b) If benefits are denied as provided in subsection (1)(a), you will also be denied benefits as provided in RCW 50.22.020;
(c) Benefits will be denied under only RCW 50.22.020 if the work was suitable as provided in that statute and WAC 192-240-020, but did not meet the provisions of RCW 50.20.100 and 50.20.080.
(2) If you claim extended benefits during a week in which you failed to meet the job search requirements of WAC 192-240-030, benefits will be denied under RCW 50.22.020, except as provided in subsection (4).
(3) A denial of benefits under RCW 50.22.020 starts the week in which the failure occurs, and continues indefinitely until you show that:
(a) You have worked in at least four weeks; and
(b) You have earned at least four times your weekly benefit amount. The employment does not need to be covered by Title 50 RCW.
(4) If you fail to meet the job search requirements of WAC 192-240-030 because you are hospitalized for treatment of an emergency or life-threatening condition, benefits will be denied under RCW 50.20.010 (1)(c). The denial period is only for the week or weeks in which the hospitalization occurred.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010 and 50.12.040. WSR 07-22-055, § 192-240-040, filed 11/1/07, effective 12/2/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, 50.12.042. WSR 05-01-076, § 192-240-040, filed 12/9/04, effective 1/9/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010 and 50.12.040. WSR 03-06-038, § 192-240-040, filed 2/26/03, effective 3/29/03.]
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