Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual

Strikers

Revised:

8.1

POLICY STATEMENT

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A strike is a concerted stoppage of work by employees (including a stoppage by reason of expiration of a collective bargaining agreement) and any concerted slow-down or other concerted interruption of operations by employees.

 

An individual is “participating in a strike” if he/she refuses in concert with others to provide services to one’s employers.

 

If a Families First parent with whom the children live is participating in a strike, the entire aid group is ineligible for as long as the parent is on strike.

 

If an AU member other than a parent is participation in a strike, that individual is ineligible for assistance as long as he/she is on strike.

 

If payment of Families First benefits has already been made for any month(s) in which a parent or other assistance unit member participated in a strike as of the last day of the month, the payment (or the individual’s share) for the entire month constitutes an overpayment subject to recovery.

 

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