Can an employee refuse vocational rehabilitation? July 29, 2021 16:02 Yes, however, if the employee refuses services and the vocational rehabilitation has been deemed necessary; the employer shall reduce all disability payments including temporary partial disability benefits, by 50% for each week of refusal. Related articles It says I have a pending issue online. What does that mean? What type of injuries might qualify for vocational rehabilitation? Will temporary total disability (TTD) or temporary partial disability (TPD) benefits continue to be paid? My employer is self-insured. My weekly check is always late. What can I do? When should an individual file for unemployment benefits?