So, what wouldn’t be a compelling reason to refuse an offer of work during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Many states have already determined that individuals who are asymptomatic and have chosen to self- quarantine are generally not eligible.

 

Employees who qualified for both state and federal benefits could be earning more while they are on furlough than they would if they returned to work full or part-time. This is not a compelling reason to refuse an offer of work.