New Mexico Unemployment Job Search Requirements
Updated : April 8th, 2021
When you apply for weekly certification, you will be asked to show your work search efforts for the week. This makes sure that UI benefit applicants are in constant search of a job and are not living off unemployment benefits. Read on to know more about job search requirements in the state of New Mexico. If you have your work search document ready go ahead and apply for your weekly certification.
You must search for work and try to find a job. Unless officially exempted, you will be required to conduct a minimum of two work searches per week for every week you certify for benefits. You are required to keep a log of all of your work searches, and the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) can request verification of your searches at any time during your benefit year. The Work Search Verification Log can be used to keep track of all of your work searches.
These job search requirements help to ensure that a claimant is actively working to find employment. If the work search requirements are not met, a reduction or denial of benefits may occur.