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How Employee’s Refusal to Return to Work Affects Jobless Benefits

June 17, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Although businesses and organizations continue to reopen, some employees remain steadfast in their desire not to return to work.

Some may refuse because the working conditions are unsafe, or they generally fear catching COVID-19 during the ongoing pandemic. Others may fear their jobs aren’t “suitable employment.” Finally, some may be temporarily receiving more benefits from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Each refusal may affect the individual’s continuing claim to unemployment compensation benefits.

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