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Thank you. The question remains, do I have to provide a proof of ongoing job search or my recruiter connections to the re-employment services in order to show that I do not need to participate in their program?
The the letter from the state says:
'Failure to attend the orientation session or participate in program services without good cause may affect your eligibility for unemployment services...If you have recently received or are receiving reemployment services, or if you are in approved training, you may be exempted from further participation in this program. Please bring to the orientation any documentation you have to show your participation in prior or recurrent reemployment services or training. A decision will be maid at the orientation session regarding your need for aditional reemployment services."
The point is, I have all the means to look for a job and my own network of recruiters. I have submitted my resume to an employment agency. I am posted on job.com, etc. Do these qualify as reemployment service? Do I have to disclose all the details of my job search to the state to show a good cause not to participate? Is this language in the letter truly a legal requirement? I am trying to establish my rights "by law" and what I have to do not to participate without losing my benefits.
My concern is that a resume can be submitted only once (by one recruiter) for the company to be considered. I already have my network of job hunters who are submitting me. I do not need re-employment service to post my information any further. I am trying to establish a procedure how to reject their ser