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null What is “suitable” work?

Work is suitable if the person has the skills and qualifications to perform the work, and it will pay what can be expected is reasonable for the person based upon their past earning potential and the type of job—it is a factual determination we will make based upon the all of the facts in a given case. We also look at the work environment, including the impact of COVID-19.