ALERT: Update on job search requirements

July 2, 2020

Update on job search requirements

The governor, with support from the Legislature, has extended the suspension of the job search requirement through Aug. 1.

You can continue to answer “no” to the job search question on your weekly claim until the suspension is lifted.

Committed to helping you

We recognize both the challenging economic conditions and difficult circumstances people face given the nature of the COVID-19 crisis, so we are updating our job search requirements to better fit the times. We are committed to helping you understand the requirements before you need to report job searches in your weekly claim. We will post an updated list of job search activities to our job search requirements page later this month.

Looking for your next opportunity?

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, many employers are still hiring across the state. So, while job search requirements are currently optional, it is a great time to continue looking for your next opportunity. For that, WorkSource is here to help.

  • Refine your skills, learn new ones and land a job with the help of WorkSource’s dedicated experts. Offices are physically closed statewide due to the pandemic, but you can still call your local office, join an online workshop and get virtual help at WorkSourceWA.com.
  • Join a virtual job fair to connect directly with organizations and employers from the comfort of your home. Explore available opportunities and participate in 1-on-1 text-based chats with representatives from participating organizations. Share your background and experience and get all your questions answered!

  

ALERTA: Actualización sobre los requisitos de búsqueda de empleo

Actualización el 2 de julio

El gobernador, con el apoyo de la Legislatura, ha extendido la suspensión del requisito de búsqueda de empleo hasta el 1 de agosto.

Puede continuar respondiendo "no" a la pregunta de búsqueda de empleo en su reclamo semanal hasta que se levante la suspensión.