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WAC 192-320-075

Charges to the separating employer—RCW 50.29.021 (2)(c).

(1) If a claimant voluntarily quits work to accept a job with a new employer, one hundred percent of benefits paid on the claim will be charged to the new employer when this new employer is the claimant's last employer, a base period employer, and a contribution-paying employer.
(2) If a claimant quits work because of the working conditions listed in this subsection, the employer from whom the separation occurred will be charged for one hundred percent of benefits paid on the claim if the employer is the claimant's last employer, a base period employer, and a contribution-paying employer. These working conditions include:
(a) A reduction in the individual's usual compensation of twenty-five percent or more under WAC 192-150-115;
(b) A reduction in the individual's usual hours of twenty-five percent or more under WAC 192-150-120;
(c) A change in the work location which caused a substantial increase in distance or difficulty of travel under WAC 192-150-125;
(d) A deterioration in the individual's worksite safety under WAC 192-150-130;
(e) Illegal activities in the individual's worksite under WAC 192-150-135; or
(f) The individual's usual work was changed to work that violates the individual's religious convictions or sincere moral beliefs under WAC 192-150-140.
(3) Benefits based on wages paid by the following entities will not be charged to the experience-rating account of the separating employer as described in subsections (1) and (2) if they were earned:
(a) In another state;
(b) From a local government employer;
(c) From the federal government; or
(d) From any branch of the United States military.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, 50.12.042. WSR 04-23-058, § 192-320-075, filed 11/15/04, effective 12/16/04.]
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