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PDFWAC 192-150-050

Leaving work to accept bona fide job offer—RCW 50.20.050 (1)(b)(i) and (2)(b)(i).

If you leave work to accept a bona fide offer of employment, you will have good cause within the meaning of RCW 50.20.050 if you satisfactorily demonstrate that:
(1) Prior to leaving work, you received a definite offer of employment; and
(2) You had a reasonable basis for believing that the person making the offer had the authority to do so; and
(3) A specific starting date and the terms and conditions of the employment were mutually agreed upon; and
(4) You continued in your previous employment for as long as was reasonably consistent with whatever arrangements were necessary to start working at the new job; and
(5) The new job is in employment covered by Title 50 RCW or the comparable laws of another state or the federal government.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, 50.12.042. WSR 05-01-076, § 192-150-050, filed 12/9/04, effective 1/9/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.20.010, and 50.22.150(10). WSR 01-11-085, § 192-150-050, filed 5/16/01, effective 6/16/01.]
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