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We are an online resource to help answer your questions, check eligibility and assist in applying for Unemployment. You will also be advised if you qualify for additional benefit programs and receive our benefit guide.
The Unemployment Insurance (UI) aids individuals who lost their job or whose working hours were reduced through no fault of their own. If you are experiencing this situation, you may file an unemployment compensation claim for benefits. Before filing the claim, you need to ensure you meet the requirements and that you have all the documentation that you will need to provide.
Before reviewing the documentation needed, make sure you comply with the following requirements to be eligible:
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Appealing Denied Benefits
Before filing your claim, make sure you have collected the necessary information and documentation including:
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry prevents, detects, investigates and prosecutes those who commit fraud with unemployment compensation. False statements and withholding information in order to obtain Unemployment Compensation benefits is committing a criminal offense and may be subjected to a fine or imprisonment.
If you are a witness of fraudulent activity regarding UC benefits, take your time to report it. You can also report employees of the Department of Labor and Industry who you consider are misconducting or being impropriate. Your information will be kept confidential and your identity may remain anonymous.
Call the Pennsylvania UC Hotline at: 800-692-7469 or visit this link to fill a form for a specific type of fraud: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/.