Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual

Deprivation

Unemployed Parents

Revised:

15.5.2

GOOD CAUSE

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The PWE must not have refused, without good cause, a bona fide offer of employment or training for employment. Good cause for refusing such employment or training include:

 

        Illness of a more serious nature than a common cold.

 

        Illness of AU parent or child and the PWE is the only available caregiver.

 

        Lack of transportation.

 

        The job is not within the documented physical or mental capability of the person.

 

        The wage is less than the minimum wage.

 

        The job poses an unreasonable risk to the health or safety of the person.

 

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