Department of Human Services

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Strikers

Revised:

42.3

HOUSEHOLD ELIGIBILITY

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Households with striking members are ineligible to participate in the Food Stamp program unless such households were eligible for benefits the day prior to the strike and are otherwise eligible at the time of application.

 

Example:A five person household containing a striking member applies for benefits on March 5.The strike began January 15.Prior to the strike, the striking memberís income averaged $1,040 per month.(This was the only income received by the household.)Based on earnings prior to the strike, the household meets the gross income standard.Following the calculation of allowable deductions, the household also meets the net income standard.Therefore, the household is presently eligible for benefits, provided that all other eligibility criteria are met at the time of application.

 

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