North Carolina Unemployment Job Search Requirements

In order to keep receiving North Carolina unemployment benefits you have to meet ongoing job search requirements. Unemployment benefits are meant to be a temporary benefit until you find a new job, so these job search requirements are in place to make sure you are actively looking for a new job.

North Carolina Job Search Requirements are:
1. You must be actively be looking for a job.
2. YOu must make at least 2 job contacts per week. Job contacts include filling out job applications and sending resumes.
3. You must keep a record of all of your job search activities, including a record of all job contacts.
4. You must not be disabled. If you are disabled there are different programs available to help you and your unemployment counselor or local unemployment office can direct you to those resources. (These resources include Social Security Disability).

You must fulfill these job search requirements every week, and provide a weekly certification to let the unemployment office that you are meeting all of the requirements. Be sure to have your job search record up to date, as you may be called into the unemployment office for a periodic eligibility review.

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# Deb 2011-02-19 20:55
if laid off & receiving unemployment & prior offers to rehire but only part time for less, if I don't accept can they cancel my unemployment?
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# Deb 2011-02-19 20:59
I was laid off and receive unemployment if prior employment offers to rehire but only part time no benefits less money if I do not accept will I lose my unemployment
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# Deb 2011-02-19 21:01
If receiving unemployment and prior employer offers to rehire for less and only part time do I have to accept
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# Dee 2012-05-30 20:00
I am presently collecting unemployment from NC - I am considering a move to another state with family where my opportunities might improve. WIll I lose my NC benefits? WIll I be disqualified for the EUC benefits? Regular unemployment is about to run out. Please answer soon! I am desperate and don't know what to do.... :(
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# Chris 2012-08-02 19:31
I have been offered a lesser position with my company as my position is being eliminated. Do I have to accept this opportunity? I would prefer to NOT accept this "bad" offer but I would hope to draw unemployment until I am re-employed? Any ideas or advice would be great!
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