Work Search Announcement Unemployment Benefits

If you receive unemployment benefits and you are not attached to an employer or enrolled in an approved training program, you are REQUIRED to make an active search for work each week you claim benefits. You are REQUIRED to record these work searches at dol.nebraska.gov.

You may log your work search contacts as soon as you make them, any time during the week in which you are looking for work. You may also log your work search contacts at the same time you claim your weekly benefits. However, you will not be able to log your work search contacts after you submit your weekly claim for benefits.

Your work search log should contain the following for each contact:

  1. Date of Contact
  2. Name of Employer
  3. Employer's Address and Phone Number
  4. Name of Person Contacted
  5. Method of Contact
  6. Position Applied For