Employers appeal benefits .. because they disagree with a determination allowing benefits because each claim the state deems to pay cost them when their unemployment tax rate is hiked up to recoup the cost of benefits paid.
An employer appeal which states the reason is you haven’t found new work .. would be a big fat loser.
When employers appeal they state the reason they wish to appeal. Generally, the claimant was discharged for work related misconduct, or the separation was a voluntarily quit without good cause. At least to receive unemployment benefits for.
And I wonder why employer’s still win approximately 75 percent of the appeals they file.
I guess my question would be if maybe .. whoever told you this .. was just trying to get you to actually look for work. Looking for and keep a record of your searches for work is related to conditional requirements to collect benefits .. week after week and sometimes .. employers, or anyone really will report to an unemployment department that unemployment fraud may be going on.