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​​​Unemployment Benefits

The Unemployment Compensation (UC) program provides temporary income support if you lose your job through no fault of your own or if you are working less than your full-time hours. If you qualify, you will receive money for a limited time to help you meet expenses while you seek new employment. To be eligible for UC benefits, you must be a worker who performed services that are covered by the Pennsylvania UC Law. New to unemployment? Start with the Pennsylvania UC Claimant Handbook to learn more about eligibility, benefit/payment information, and how to file a claim. 

All applications for benefits are checked thoroughly. Always provide complete, accurate and truthful information when filing your claim. Fraudulent claims may result in fines and/or imprisonment or other penalties.


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