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Your Additional Responsibilities

  • Provide Accurate and Complete Information: You are responsible to provide truthful and complete information when you file claims for benefits, complete UC forms or questionnaires, or discuss your benefits with the UC service center.

  • Report Any Separation from Employment: Notify the UC service center immediately if you are no longer working.

  • Report Holiday Pay and Vacation Pay: If you claim benefits for a week that includes a paid holiday or paid vacation days, report the gross amount of your holiday or vacation pay even if the payments are made in a different week.

  • Report Severance Pay, Pensions and Back Wage Awards: Notify the UC service center immediately if you receive any of these payments.

  • Update Your Contact Information: If your mailing address, telephone number or email address changes, inform the UC service center and the PA CareerLink® system at immediately even if you are not filing claims for benefits at that time. We also encourage you to report any address changes to the United States Postal Service (USPS.) If the USPS has a different address, your UC information may be delivered to the address maintained by the USPS National change of Address database rather than the address you gave us. It is important that you receive and read all correspondence about your UC claim.

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