How do I fill in my California EDD claim form to state that I'm looking for work during the past two weeks, but all my searching is trying to get independent contracting work? I don't want to list people within firms I've contacted as I don't want them to know that I'm unemployed. I'm not applying to companies to get hired as an employee as that appears to be a waste of my time in this market. How do I legally fill in my EDD paperwork in this situation? Thanks
State/Country relating to question: California
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You are going to have to put down either the names of the people or the names of the employers that they work for. You can no just put no contact information. The EDD will not call the people unless you get reported for Fraud and they have to double check.
Practicing Attorney for 10 years
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