A-13.1.1, r. 1 - Individual and Family Assistance Regulation

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177.14. Where a labour market entry plan provides for the obligation to accept an offered job, the participant may nonetheless refuse a job in any of the following circumstances:
(1)  in the course of the job offered, the participant would be subject to conditions of employment that
(a)  go against public order or a provision of the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms (chapter C-12) or of the Act respecting labour standards (chapter N-1.1);
(b)  are likely to endanger the participant’s health, safety or physical or psychological integrity, in particular because the employment involves tasks that are too difficult to perform given the participant’s state of health, physical capacities or handicap;
(c)  require the performance of a volume of tasks or a number of working hours clearly greater than the foreseeable expectations for such a job;
(2)  the job offered is vacant following a strike or lock-out;
(3)  the proposed working schedule is incompatible with the participant’s family obligations, in particular because the participant must look after his or her spouse, a child or a close relative;
(4)  the job offered would entail expenses for the participant, in particular day care or travelling expenses, that are higher than the proposed remuneration, less the amounts provided for in paragraphs 1 to 5 of section 113;
(5)  access to the work environment is difficult for the participant, in particular because of its remoteness or the lack of adequate means of transportation to reach it;
(6)  the participant must accompany his or her spouse or a dependent child to another place of residence;
(7)  the participant obtains a reasonable assurance that another job will be offered in the near future;
(8)  the participant does not have the skills required to hold the job offered.
O.C. 1085-2017, s. 24.