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On November 16, 2016, the Pennsylvania Senate finished its last scheduled voting day of the legislative session without passing HB 2375, which would have reauthorized Act 34 of 2013 and provided $57....
Senate Bill 9 would require all Pennsylvanians who are applying for many public benefits, including unemployment compensation (UC), to provide government-issued ID and to sign an affidavit attesting...
Senate Bill 9 would require all Pennsylvanians who are applying for many public benefits, to provide government-issued ID and to sign an affidavit attesting to their U.S. citizenship or lawful...
TAKE ACTION:  Tell policy makers in Philadelphia and in Pennsylvania as a whole that you support jobs programs by signing the #WeNeedToWork petition!   While the Pennsylvania...
CLS Litigation Director Sharon Dietrich delivered the following testimony before the Senate Labor & Industry Committee about whether the General Assembly should roll back financial eligibility...
In mid-September 2013, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry rolled out to new UC claims a new requirement of registration with an on-line job matching program called JobGateway, which is...
Wages – you have the right to be paid for all of your work! You have the right: To be paid for all of the hours that you work or are required to be at work. To be paid at least $7.25 per...
CLS Attorney Sharon Dietrich testified in front of the U.S. Congress, House of Representatives, Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Human Resources on September 11, 2013. Below is her testimony...
On April 18, 2013, the Independent Regulatory Review Commission approved active work search rules for unemployment compensation (UC) (Regulation No. 12-96).  The active work search regulations...
Have you been calling the UC Service Center for hours or days about your unemployment claim without getting past a busy signal? It’s not that your phone (or their phone) is broken. It is that the...