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Important Information

Self-Service Step-by-Step Instructions


EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: All correspondence for the Lancaster UC Service Center should be directed to:

Harrisburg Overflow Center
651 Boas St,15th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17121
FAX: 717-214-5463


Presidents' Day Service Information

On Feb. 20, 2017, online services and Pennsylvania Teleclaims (PAT) will be available. However, services through 888-313-7284 will not be available in observance of the holiday.

Claims/Payment Processing for the Holiday

Due to the Presidents' Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, UC benefit payments will be issued in accordance with the following schedule:

DIRECT DEPOSIT and DEBIT CARD payments

Payment Submitted Payment in Direct Deposit or Debit Card Account/Check Mailed
February 16 (Thursday) February 21 (Tuesday)
February 17 (Friday) February 22 (Wednesday)
February 19 (Sunday) February 22 (Wednesday)
February 20 (Monday) February 22 (Wednesday)

UC-1099G Forms for Tax Year 2016

Forms UC-1099G, Statement for Recipients of PA Unemployment Compensation Payments, were mailed on Jan. 18, 2017. The downloadable version of Form UC-1099G is now available. Click here to view your Form UC-1099G online, or print a copy.


LOOKING FOR WORK? START HERE

The Interactive Guide to L&I Employment Services is now available at www.dli.pa.gov. The Interactive Guide is an intuitive web questionnaire that directs the public to the service best suited to their needs. Help us get the word out about the Interactive Guide. The more people we can reach, the more we can help.


Protect Your Identity

Please be particularly alert with regard to “phishing” or other unusual requests for debit card numbers, direct deposit information, or other personal information. The department will never initially contact you by text message or email and request your personal information. When the department sends you an email in response to an inquiry made by you, the department will ask to confirm your full name along with the last four digits of your social security number. Also, we will never send you a text message or email asking for your full social security number, personal identification number (PIN), bank account number, or debit card number at any time.