Work Search Requirements - Unemployment Insurance
All Maryland unemployment insurance claimants must be able and available for work.
All claimants must also be actively seeking work unless they meet one of the following conditions:
- Have a definite return to work date within 10 weeks or less; or
- Meet the conditions for an approved training waiver.
Claimants who are subject to recall but do not meet the 10-week-return-to-work date condition must search for work. Based on new law effective July 3, 2016, this group includes claimants age 60 and over who are subject to recall.