Notwithstanding any other provisions of this division, no work or employment shall be deemed suitable and benefits shall not be denied to any otherwise eligible and qualified individual for refusing new work under any of the following conditions:
(a) If the position offered is vacant due directly to a strike, lockout, or other labor dispute.
(b) If the wages, hours, or other conditions of the work offered are substantially less favorable to the individual than those prevailing for similar work in the locality.
(c) If, as a condition of being employed, the individual would be required to join a company union or to resign from or refrain from joining any bona fide labor organization.
(d) If the offer of employment is from an employer who does not possess an appropriate state license to engage in his business, trade, or profession if required by state law.
(e) If the offer of employment is from an employer who does not carry either workmen’s compensation insurance or possess a certificate of self-insurance as required by Division 4 (commencing with Section 3201) of the Labor Code.
(f) If the offer of employment is from an employer who does not withhold or hold in trust the employee contributions required by Part 2 (commencing with Section 2601) of this division for unemployment compensation disability benefits and does not transmit all such employee contributions to the department for the Disability Fund as required by Section 986.
(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018