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23-681. Changing hearing date; good cause

A. The scheduled hearing date may be advanced or postponed if the parties agree or on a showing of good cause.

B. Good cause exists if the request is reasonable or the circumstance causing the request is beyond the control of the requesting party and failure to grant the postponement would cause undue hardship to the requesting party.

C. The department of economic security shall adopt rules:

1. To set standards under which a party may be excused for failure to attend a hearing for good cause.

2. To allow a party who failed to attend a hearing to file a written or electronic request to reopen the hearing.