This site provides up-to-date information and statistics regarding the current Unemployment Compensation (UC) Claims, statewide industry and county UC activity, Workers' Compensation claim statistics and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims as a result of COVID-19 impacts in Pennsylvania.
Since March 15, the department has paid over $22.1 billion
in state and federal UC benefits:
- $9.7 billion from regular UC
- $10 billion from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program (extra $600 per week)
- $2.3 billion from Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program
- $135 million in extended benefits through Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)
90.2% of eligible claimants who filed for benefits between March 15 and May 23, and filed for continued claims, received payment as of today, June 29.