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(Effective until January 2, 2022)

PDFWAC 192-170-010

Availability for workRCW 50.20.010.

(1) In general, the department will consider you available for work if you:
(a) Are willing to work full-time, part-time, and accept temporary work during all of the usual hours and days of the week customary for your occupation.
(i) You are not required to be available for part-time or temporary work if it would substantially interfere with your return to your regular occupation.
(ii) The requirement to be available for full-time work does not apply under the circumstances described in WAC 192-170-050 (1)(b) or 192-170-070;
(b) Are capable of accepting and reporting for any suitable work within the labor market in which you are seeking work;
(c) Do not impose conditions that substantially reduce or limit your opportunity to return to work at the earliest possible time;
(d) Are available for work during the hours customary for your trade or occupation; and
(e) Are physically present in your normal labor market area, unless you are actively seeking and willing to accept work outside your normal labor market.
(2) You are considered available for work if you are an active registered electrical apprentice in an approved electrical apprenticeship program under chapter 49.04 RCW and chapter 296-05 WAC.
(3) You are not considered available for work if you fail or refuse to seek work as required in a directive issued by the department under WAC 192-180-010.
(4) If you are physically located outside of the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands, the department will consider you available for work if you meet the requirements of subsections (1) and (2) of this section, and:
(a) You are legally authorized to work in the country in which you are physically located;
(b) You are immediately available for work in the United States; or
(c) You are a spouse or domestic partner of a member of the United States Armed Forces and you are legally authorized to work within the foreign military base where your spouse or domestic partner is stationed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, 50.20.010, 50.20.230, 50.20.240, 50.29.021, 50.29.025 and 50.29.062. WSR 21-12-068, § 192-170-010, filed 5/28/21, effective 6/28/21. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, 50.12.042 and 50.20.010. WSR 20-11-022, § 192-170-010, filed 5/13/20, effective 7/5/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.20.010, 50.20.230, 50.20.240, and 50.12.040. WSR 20-10-056, § 192-170-010, filed 4/30/20, effective 7/5/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, and 50.20.010. WSR 10-11-046, § 192-170-010, filed 5/12/10, effective 6/12/10.]
(Effective January 2, 2022)

PDFWAC 192-170-010

Availability for workRCW 50.20.010.

(1) In general, the department will consider you available for work if you:
(a) Are willing to accept suitable full-time, part-time, and temporary work during the usual hours and days of the week customary for your occupation.
(i) You are not required to accept part-time or temporary work if it would substantially interfere with your return to your regular occupation.
(ii) The requirement to be willing to accept full-time work does not apply under the circumstances described in WAC 192-170-050 (1)(b) or 192-170-070;
(b) Are capable of accepting and reporting for any suitable work within the labor market in which you are seeking work;
(c) Do not impose conditions that substantially reduce or limit your opportunity to return to work at the earliest possible time;
(d) Are available for work for at least forty hours during the week during the hours customary for your trade or occupation; and
(e) Are physically present in your normal labor market area, unless you are actively seeking and willing to accept work outside your normal labor market.
(2) You are considered available for work if you are an active registered electrical apprentice in an approved electrical apprenticeship program under chapter 49.04 RCW and chapter 296-05 WAC.
(3) You are not considered available for work if you fail or refuse to seek work as required in a directive issued by the department under WAC 192-180-010.
(4) If you are physically located outside of the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands, the department will consider you available for work if you meet the requirements of subsections (1) and (2) of this section, and:
(a) You are legally authorized to work in the country in which you are physically located;
(b) You are immediately available for work in the United States; or
(c) You are a spouse or domestic partner of a member of the United States Armed Forces and you are legally authorized to work within the foreign military base where your spouse or domestic partner is stationed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, 50.12.042, 50.20.010 and 50.20.100. WSR 21-16-034, § 192-170-010, filed 7/26/21, effective 1/2/22. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, 50.20.010, 50.20.230, 50.20.240, 50.29.021, 50.29.025 and 50.29.062. WSR 21-12-068, § 192-170-010, filed 5/28/21, effective 6/28/21. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, 50.12.042 and 50.20.010. WSR 20-11-022, § 192-170-010, filed 5/13/20, effective 7/5/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.20.010, 50.20.230, 50.20.240, and 50.12.040. WSR 20-10-056, § 192-170-010, filed 4/30/20, effective 7/5/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040, and 50.20.010. WSR 10-11-046, § 192-170-010, filed 5/12/10, effective 6/12/10.]
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