Texas Labor Code
Sec. § 207.047
Failure to Apply For, Accept, or Return to Work


An individual is disqualified for benefits if during the individual’s current benefit year, the individual failed, without good cause, to:


apply for available, suitable work when directed to do so by the commission;


accept suitable work offered to the individual; or


return to the individual’s customary self-employment, if any, when directed to do so by the commission.


Disqualification for benefits under this section continues until the individual has returned to employment and:


worked for six weeks; or


earned wages equal to six times the individual’s benefit amount.
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
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