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STRIKERS

ISSUE DATE: 12/2014

Being on strike may affect eligibility.


MFIP, DWP:

Units with strikers are not eligible unless the unit would have been eligible on the day before the strike. Count the striker's pre-strike earnings as current earnings. See 0022 (Budgeting and Benefit Determination).

Employees are not strikers if they do not cross the picket line for fear of personal injury but were not in the bargaining unit voting for the strike.

Strikers are not eligible for a significant change supplement. See 0008.06.15 (Removing or Recalculating Income).


SNAP:

Units with strikers are ineligible for SNAP unless they meet 1 of the following conditions:

The unit would have been eligible for SNAP on the day before the strike. Use the striker's pre-strike earnings when anticipating income.

The striker was exempt from work registration requirements for a reason other than employment on the day before the strike.


Do not consider employees to be strikers if they were not in the bargaining unit that voted for the strike but do not cross the picket line for fear of personal injury.


MSA, GA, GRH:

There are no restrictions on eligibility for strikers.

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