Precedent Decisions N - S

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Subject Sub-Category Precedent Decision Numbers
Negligence Discharge P-B-014, P-B-193
False statement P-R-029, P-B-065, P-B-224, P-R-338
Procedural P-D-130
Nolo Contendre P-B-090, P-B-443
Notice Adequacy P-B-494
Charges to reserve account P-T-079, P-T-302, P-T-407, P-T-488
Claim:  
   Employer right to receive P-B-042, P-B-359, P-R-363
   Protest requirements P-B-042, P-B-050, P-T-079, P-R-107, P-R-371, P-R-372, P-T-407, P-R-432
   Timeliness P-R-107, P-R-146, P-R-363, P-R-370, P-R-371, P-R-372, P-T-407
Computation of benefits P-T-079, P-B-349, P-B-352, P-T-488
Hearing P-T-056, P-B-133, P-T-302, P-B-414, P-B-483
Jurisdiction P-B-494
Potential overpayment P-B-438, P-B-439
Rights P-D-394, P-B-482, P-B-491
Waiver of P-T-302, P-B-445, P-B-494
Offer of Work Burden P-B-490
Compared to transfer P-B-044
Compared to voluntary quit P-B-044, P-B-123
Requirement for P-B-006, P-B-310, P-B-311, P-B-315
Overpayment Duplicative benefits P-B-128, P-B-368, P-B-392
Equity and good conscience P-B-128, P-B-368, P-B-377, P-B-392, P-D-402, P-B-438
False statement P-B-021, P-B-060, P-B-069, P-B-123, P-B-369, P-B-436
Fault P-B-114, P-B-361, P-B-368, P-D-402, P-B-418
Lien on worker compensation claim P-D-328
Notice of potential liability for P-B-438, P-B-439
Offset P-B-361, P-B-369
Penalty P-B-436, P-B-442, P-B-474
Time limitation for assessment P-M-345, P-D-487
Waiver generally P-B-361, P-B-392
Overtime P-D-055
Part-Time Work Able and/or available for work P-B-172, P-B-313, P-B-409
Most recent work P-B-268
Refusal of work P-B-159, P-B-314, P-B-316, P-B-317
Rulings P-R-122
Unemployed P-B-201
Voluntary leaving P-B-301, P-R-380
Partially Employed Individual P-B-174
Parties to an Appeal P-D-007, P-R-038, P-B-042, P-B-050, P-R-363, P-B-421, P-B-483
Partnership P-T-105, P-B-111, P-T-405
Penalty Extent of P-R-029, P-R-340, P-R-343, P-T-407, P-T-489
Overpayment P-B-436, P-B-442
Right to waive P-T-030, P-T-105
What constitutes P-T-074
Pensions P-B-444
Personal Liability Corporate liabilities P-T-446
Partnership liabilities P-T-105
Petition for Reassessment Answer to P-T-425
Compared to request for refund P-T-023, P-T-031, P-T-056
Conversion to request for refund P-T-105
Time limits P-T-023, P-T-364
Untimely P-T-035
Petition for Review, Time Limits P-T-364
Polygraph P-B-194
Postmark, Effect of P-T-035, P-B-354
Precedent Decisions Appeals Board adoption P-T-013, P-B-144, P-B-168, P-B-300
Invalidating regulations P-B-084, P-B-443, P-B-448
Regulations overriding precedents P-D-469
Relationship to court decisions P-B-151
Preemption P-T-104
Presumptions Government performs its official duty P-D-098, P-B-210, P-B-262, P-B-319, P-R-468, P-B-478
Individual intends consequences of voluntary act P-B-115
Innocent of crime or wrongdoing P-B-194, P-B-224, P-B-261
Lack of good cause by failure to call P-B-393
Leaving without notice is without good cause P-R-086, P-R-376
Overcoming presumption P-B-126, P-B-262
Postmark is mailing date P-B-354
Professional is not employee P-T-404, P-T-450
Rebuttable or conclusive P-B-126
Separation not disqualifying under Section 1256 P-B-126
Service for another is employment P-T-100
Prevailing Wage P-B-182, P-B-204, P-B-244, P-B-258, P-B-305, P-B-320
Privacy P-B-454, P-B-470
Prompt Payment of Benefits P-B-349
Protest to Computation of Wages P-T-079, P-B-349, P-B-352
Protest to Statement of Charges P-T-079, P-T-302
Proximate Cause P-B-065, P-B-106, P-B-192, P-B-215, P-B-224
Purging Disqualification Bona fide employment P-B-005, P-B-059, P-B-165, P-B-272
Effective date of disqualification P-B-433
Treatment program P-B-465
Quit Abandonment of job P-R-376
Actual reason for leaving P-B-008, P-B-096, P-B-229, P-B-245, P-B-271
Compared to offer of new work P-B-044, P-B-264
Constructive leaving:  
   General P-B-194, P-B-471 
   Incarceration:  
     Conviction P-B-045, P-B-261, P-B-289
     Failure to call employer P-B-226
     24 hours, definition of P-B-443
     Violation of probation P-B-050
   Loss of automobile insurance P-B-471
   Loss of driver's license P-B-288, P-B-423
   Union dues, refusal to pay P-B-290
Good cause:  
   Acceptance of conditions when hired P-B-110, P-B-291
   Anticipation of discharge/layoff P-B-228, P-B-456
   Breach of employment contract P-B-126, P-B-296
   Desirous of retaining employment P-B-235
   Domestic or family concerns:  
     Child care P-B-237, P-B-246, P-B-256, P-B-266
     Family-general P-B-209
     Parents P-B-096, P-B-238, P-B-248
     Spouse P-B-202, P-B-239
   Early retirement P-B-479
   Fault P-B-110
   Follow spouse P-B-044, P-B-058, P-B-081, P-B-082, P-B-145, P-B-230, P-B-242, P-B-249, P-B-334
   General P-B-027, P-B-101, P-B-296, P-B-366
   Health P-B-096, P-B-117, P-B-131, P-B-144, P-B-225, P-B-253, P-B-254, P-B-263, P-B-274, P-B-276, P-B-287, P-B-295
   Intentions of employer P-R-279
   Living out of area P-B-208, P-B-240
   Looking for work P-B-011
   New or second job:  
     Apprenticeship P-R-283
     Better P-R-091, P-B-123, P-R-136, P-R-207, P-R-278, P-R-380
     Falls through P-B-277
     Firm offer vs. possibility P-R-015, P-B-277, P-B-366
     Promise of rehire P-R-279
     Stop-gap P-R-278
     Temporary P-R-278
     Two jobs P-R-038
   Personal affairs:  
     Funds needed P-B-274
     Legal proceedings P-B-273
     Move to new locality P-B-251, P-B-299
     Personal business P-B-037
   Pregnancy P-B-254
   Reasonable belief P-B-298
   Retirement P-B-097, P-B-479
   School P-B-284
   Self-employment P-B-005, P-B-270, P-B-271
   Sexual harassment P-B-475
   Spouses work for same employer P-B-239
   Subjective vs. objective P-B-117, P-B-248, P-B-298
   Transferred to distant locality P-B-427
   Transportation P-B-025, P-B-232, P-B-233, P-B-235, P-B-236, P-B-242, P-B-245, P-B-249, P-B-262
   Violation of Labor Code P-B-008, P-B-457
   Wage reduction P-B-088, P-B-124, P-B-127, P-B-240, P-B-286, P-B-296, P-B-301
   Working conditions:  
     General P-B-102, P-B-307
     Health and safety P-B-144, P-B-263, P-B-298
     Job dissatisfaction P-B-258, P-B-297
     Relations with co-workers P-B-297
     Relations with supervisors P-B-126, P-B-138, P-B-139, P-B-229, P-B-300, P-B-307, P-B-382, P-B-475
     Wages and hours P-B-027, P-B-280, P-B-281, P-B-291, P-B-294, P-B-301
Negation of good cause:  
   Change in situation P-B-123
   Gap between employment P-R-136
   Leave of absence P-B-094, P-B-246, P-B-247, P-B-248, P-B-253, P-B-256, P-B-258, P-B-287
   Notice of dissatisfaction P-B-008, P-B-457
   Reasonable measures P-B-457, P-B-475
   Transfer P-B-008, P-B-044, P-B-246, P-B-287
Period of disqualification P-B-005, P-B-059
Withdrawal of resignation P-B-123, P-B-382
Reasonable Assurance Customary vacation/recess period P-B-412, P-B-417, P-B-431
Legislative intent P-B-412, P-B-417
"Reasonable" assurance P-B-431
Reduction in school year P-B-412, P-B-417, P-B-431
Successive terms P-B-440
Terms and conditions of offer P-B-461
Reasonable Person P-B-103, P-B-475
Redetermination P-B-128, P-B-314, P-B-350, P-B-367, P-B-439, P-B-441
Refund of Taxes Compared to petition for reassessment P-T-023, P-T-031, P-T-056
Right to hearing P-T-056, P-T-105
Refusal of Work Good cause:  
Burden P-B-490
   Domestic concerns P-B-304
   Employed part-time P-B-314
   Health P-B-263, P-B-307
   Hours P-B-147, P-B-159, P-B-220, P-B-316
   Loss of union membership P-B-322
   Part-time offer P-B-316, P-B-317
   Personal preference P-B-323
   Prior experience P-B-134, P-B-263, P-B-324, P-B-326
   Prospects for other job P-B-315
   Recall or reemployment P-B-034, P-B-326
   Safety P-B-325
   Transportation/travel time P-B-075, P-B-220, P-B-240, P-B-248, P-B-303, P-B-318
   Union membership or agency fee P-B-070, P-B-318
   Working conditions P-B-307, P-B-317, P-B-324, P-B-326
What constitutes refusal:  
   Disinterest P-B-309, P-B-312
   Preclusion of offer by claimant's act P-B-075, P-B-092
   Reporting intoxicated P-B-308
   Timing of start date P-B-440
Registration for Work P-B-205, P-B-351
Regulations Appeals Board right to invalidate P-B-084, P-B-443, P-B-448
Reasonableness P-B-084, P-B-374, P-B-443, P-B-448
Used to override precedents P-D-469
Reimbursable Employer P-T-407, P-B-414, P-T-447
Reinstatement Offer-effect on benefits P-R-029
Request for-requirement P-B-353
Trade dispute-offer to return P-B-401
Relief From Benefit Charges Against Reserve Account P-T-079
Religious Institutions P-T-336
Religious Restrictions P-B-001, P-B-017
Reopening Appeal or Petition By appellant P-T-056, P-T-118, P-B-365
By respondent P-B-393, P-B-421, P-B-453, P-B-481
Inadequate Notice P-B-494
Late P-B-481
Res Judicata P-B-367, P-B-408, P-B-421, P-B-486
Reserve Account Correction of error P-T-158
Protest to charges P-T-079, P-T-302, P-T-407, P-T-488
Transfer P-T-033, P-T-064, P-T-158
Residuals P-B-022, P-B-156, P-B-422, P-B-429
Retraining Extension of training benefits P-B-466, P-B-482
Reduction in labor market for claimant's regular work P-B-109
Retroactivity of Legislation P-B-436, P-B-460, P-B-464, P-T-489
Right to Jury Trial P-T-023
Ruling Bifurcation from determination P-B-421, P-B-424, P-B-481
Burden of proof P-R-015, P-R-085, P-R-086, P-R-279
Claimant right to appeal P-B-424
Compared to determination P-B-231, P-R-340, P-B-421, P-B-424, P-R-432, P-B-481
Duty of inquiry P-R-085
Interrelationship to Section 1256 P-R-091, P-R-207
New or second job:  
   Apprenticeship P-R-283
   Better P-R-091, P-B-123, P-R-136, P-R-207, P-R-278
   Falls through P-B-277
   Firm offer P-R-015, P-B-277
   Promise of rehire P-R-279
   Stop-gap P-R-278
   Temporary P-R-278
   Two jobs P-R-038
Part-time employees P-R-015, P-R-085
Right to:  
   Additional claim P-B-359
   After ALJ decision P-B-421, P-B-481
   Extended claim P-R-363
   General P-R-340, P-R-432
   Protest requirements:  
Any eligibility information P-R-432
     Information acquired after notice of claim P-R-107
     Must respond to first notice P-T-079, P-R-107, P-B-359, P-R-371, P-R-372, P-T-407
   Reimbursable employer P-B-414
   Substantial compliance P-B-050,
   Untimely P-R-107, P-R-146, P-R-363, P-R-370
Student summer work P-B-063 P-B-065
Sales Employment P-T-002, P-B-059, P-T-329, P-T-330, P-T-331, P-T-346
Of business P-T-142, P-T-158, P-B-264
Unemployed P-B-201
School Employees Church-operated college P-T-336
Customary vacation/recess period P-B-412, P-B-417, P-B-431
Legislative intent P-B-412, P-B-417
"Reasonable" assurance P-B-431
Reduction in school year P-B-412, P-B-417, P-B-431
Successive terms P-B-440
Terms and conditions of offer P-B-461
Seamen P-B-106, P-B-110, P-B-212, P-B-285, P-B-289, P-B-322
Search and Seizure P-B-057, P-B-454, P-B-470
Seek Work Adequacy P-B-196, P-B-197, P-B-235, P-B-236, P-B-242
Compared to available for work P-B-062, P-B-292
Customary methods of obtaining work P-B-176
Reasonable instruction P-B-062, P-B-176, P-B-292
Self-Employment Available for work P-B-176
Employment P-B-005, P-B-156, P-B-210
Unemployed P-B-201
Self-Incrimination P-B-153
Seniority P-B-092
Severance Pay General P-B-047
Other post-termination payments P-B-004, P-B-043, P-B-477
Sexual Harassment P-B-475
Sick Leave P-D-041
Some Work P-B-156
Statement of Charges, Protest to P-T-079, P-T-302, P-T-488
Statute of Limitations P-T-489
Statutory construction P-D-012 P-B-059, P-T-064, P-B-409, P-T-411, P-B-466, P-T-489
Students Availability P-B-109, P-B-313
Rulings P-B-063, P-B-065
Voluntary leaving P-B-284
Substantial Compliance Claims procedures P-B-050, P-B-137
Other P-T-105, P-B-181, P-T-425
Suitable Work Compared to available for work P-B-198, P-B-200, P-B-490
Duty of Department P-B-006
Offer:  
   Compared to transfer P-B-044
   Compared to voluntary quit P-B-044, P-B-123
   Requirement for P-B-006, P-B-310, P-B-311, P-B-315
Period of disqualification P-B-318
Referral to P-B-075, P-B-134, P-B-305, P-B-311
Refusal:  
   Good cause:  
     Burden P-B-490
     Domestic concerns P-B-304
     Employed part-time P-B-314
     Health P-B-263, P-B-307
     Hours P-B-147, P-B-159, P-B-220, P-B-316
     Loss of union membership P-B-322
     Part-time offer P-B-316, P-B-317
     Personal preference P-B-323
     Prior experience P-B-134, P-B-263, P-B-324, P-B-326
     Prospects for other job P-B-315
     Recall or reemployment P-B-034, P-B-326
     Safety P-B-325
     Transportation/travel time P-B-075, P-B-220, P-B-240, P-B-248, P-B-303, P-B-318
     Union membership or agency fee P-B-070, P-B-318
     Working conditions P-B-307, P-B-317, P-B-324, P-B-326
   What constitutes refusal:  
     Disinterest P-B-309, P-B-312
     Preclusion of offer by claimant's act P-B-075, P-B-092
     Reporting intoxicated P-B-308
     Timing of start date P-B-440
Suitability:  
   Doubts as to P-B-134, P-B-305, P-B-316, P-B-323, P-B-324
   General P-B-134
   Hours P-B-147, P-B-159
   Non-union work P-B-322
   Prevailing wage
P-B-204, P-B-320
   Unrelated to prior experience P-B-306, P-B-316
   Vacate due to trade dispute P-B-319
   Wages generally P-B-306, P-B-321

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