Self-inflicted unemployment

If you leave your job without valid cause, you are self-inflicted unemployed.

If you’re dismissed by your employer, you are not self-inflicted unemployed.

If you are dismissed by reason of conduct, you may risk being considered self-inflicted unemployed.

You are also self-inflicted unemployed if you

  • Turn down a job facilitated by the Jobcenter
  • Turn down or discontinue an offer for activation or re-training
  • Refuse to prepare or revise your job plan
  • Accept a too short notice of termination.

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