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Decision 20788 Full Text of Decision 20788

Issue: Sub-Issue 1: Sub-Issue 2: Sub-Issue 3:
availability for work restrictions transportation difficulties
Summary:

Claimant lives in an apartment on the premises where she was employed. She admitted not having looked for work as she does not drive and has no means "to get around" and to go to any other place to find work. No reasonable effort to find work. Mere statements are not enough.

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availability for work restrictions specific employer

Decision 17065 Full Text of Decision 17065

Issue: Sub-Issue 1: Sub-Issue 2: Sub-Issue 3:
availability for work restrictions transportation difficulties
Summary:

Hospital worker on call who refused shifts due to lack of transportation. The weight of authority, except CUB 12234, requires one to have transportation. Claimant appears to have made every effort but unable to obtain transportation. Therefore, not available.

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availability for work incompatible situations good reasons
availability for work job search warning before disentitlement

Decision 13531 Full Text of Decision 13531

Issue: Sub-Issue 1: Sub-Issue 2: Sub-Issue 3:
availability for work restrictions transportation difficulties
Summary:

The claimant admitted that he did not look for work. He resides in a location where his lack of transportation (car repossessed) creates an impossible position for him to find work.


Decision 12248 Full Text of Decision 12248

Issue: Sub-Issue 1: Sub-Issue 2: Sub-Issue 3:
availability for work restrictions transportation difficulties
Summary:

Claimants who establish a satisfactory record of employment living in such areas should be given reasonable time (3 or 4 months). No sections in the Act, Regulations or jurisprudence impose a driver's licence, a vehicle or availability of transportationas a prerequisite to UI.


Decision 12234 Full Text of Decision 12234

Issue: Sub-Issue 1: Sub-Issue 2: Sub-Issue 3:
availability for work restrictions transportation difficulties
Summary:

Work offered for 3 weeks. No transportation. He had expressed a willingness to work anywhere. The implications of the decision are startling: when public transportation is not available, one must purchase a car. It should have been dealt with under s.27, not s.14(a).

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basic concepts disqualification employment about to terminate
board of referees issue not recognized decision not to reconsider

Decision 11259 Full Text of Decision 11259

Issue: Sub-Issue 1: Sub-Issue 2: Sub-Issue 3:
availability for work restrictions transportation difficulties
Summary:

Woodcutter with no means of transportation. It is regularly held that absence of transportation to get to a place of employment is ground for disentitlement when there is no work available in the area of residence for which no transportation is requiredor bus service available.

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refusal of work distance

Decision 11175 Full Text of Decision 11175

Issue: Sub-Issue 1: Sub-Issue 2: Sub-Issue 3:
availability for work restrictions transportation difficulties
Summary:

Waitress who left because no means of transportation; 15 mile trip. Available in Ste-Florence. Fact that quit not conclusive. No evidence there was no work in her village (pop.: 1,000).

Other Issue(s): Sub-Issue 1: Sub-Issue 2: Sub-Issue 3:
voluntarily leaving employment commuting transportation difficulties
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