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? How do I use the auto-calculate Form Commencement and Termination of Compensation? Will temporary total disability (TTD) or temporary partial disability (TPD) benefits continue to be paid? How is the jurisdiction or venue of a case determined?