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File an Initial Claim

Filing for the same claim weeks on more than one program is considered fraud.


​Unemployment Compensation

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.

Before you apply for UC

After you apply for UC




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