Unemployment Benefits – Nebraska

Stricter state benefits requirements may soon call for jobless to make 5 contacts a week with employers, By Paul Hammel, August 6, 2015, Omaha World-Herald: “The state’s plan to hasten the transition from unemployment to ‘re-employment’ is getting mixed reviews. Under proposed changes to the state’s ‘work search’ requirements, Nebraskans on unemployment would be required to make five contacts a week with potential employers, up from the current two a week. If they remain on unemployment, such workers would have to eventually increase the number of days devoted to searching for a new job from one day a week to three or four days a week…”

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