updated Sept 4, 2003

But Don't You At Least Have To Be
Looking For Work To Collect Unemployment?

State

The claimant theoretically should be:

AL ready and able for his usual trade and busy looking for a job  
AK ready and able for "suitable" work   unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile
AZ ready and able for any work    
AR ready and able for "suitable" work and busy looking for a job  
CA ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
CO ready and able for "suitable" work and busy looking for a job  
CT ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
DE ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile
DC ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
FL ready and able for any work    
GA ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
HI ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile
ID ready and able for "suitable" work and busy looking for a job unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile
IL ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
IN ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
IA ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
KS ready and able for his usual trade and busy looking for a job  
KY ready and able for "suitable" work and busy looking for a job  
LA ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
ME ready and able for his usual trade and busy looking for a job  
MD ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile
MA ready and able for his usual trade and busy looking for a job unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile
MI ready and able for his usual trade and busy looking for a job  
MN ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
MS ready and able for any work    
MO ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
MT ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
NE ready and able for any work    
NV ready and able for any work   unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile
NH ready and able for "suitable" work. unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile  
NJ ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
NM ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
NY ready and able for his usual trade    
NC ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
ND ready and able for "suitable" work and busy looking for a job unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile
OH ready and able for "suitable" work and busy looking for a job  
OK ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
OR ready and able for "suitable" work and busy looking for a job  
PA ready and able for "suitable" work    
PR ready and able for "suitable" work    
RI ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
SC ready and able for his usual trade and busy looking for a job  
SD ready and able for any work    
TN ready and able for any work   unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile
TX ready and able for any work    
UT ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
VT ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job unless he fell ill or got hurt meanwhile
VA ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
VI ready and able for "suitable" work and busy looking for a job  
WA ready and able for his usual trade and busy looking for a job  
WV ready and able for his usual trade and busy looking for a job  
WI ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job  
WY ready and able for any work and busy looking for a job