Testimony in Support of Improving the Unemployment Compensation System in Pennsylvania

CLS Litigation Director  Sharon Dietrich submitted the following testimony before the Pennsylvania House Labor and Industry Committee on March 10, 2021. The testimony highlights problems with Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Compensation and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance programs that are preventing eligible applicants from receiving benefits, and proposes solutions to these problems. Download the full testimony with attachments Members…

¿Necesita Seguro Médico y no está Trabajando en su Empleo Anterior? Estas son las opciones. ¡Actúe ya para que no pierda su oportunidad!

Si no está trabajando porque está de licencia, fue despedido, o ha perdido su trabajo, debería consultar las siguientes opciones para la atención médica de usted y su familia. Debe conseguir la cobertura en un plazo de 60 DÍAS, contados a partir de cuando perdió la cobertura mediante su empleador, o perderá la oportunidad de…

Pennsylvania Rolls Out Federal Stimulus Enhancements to Unemployment Compensation Benefits

On Friday evening, April 10, 2020, Governor Tom Wolf announced important progress by the Commonwealth in implementing supplemental unemployment benefits made available by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. These new benefits will bring desperately needed relief to unemployed workers throughout the Commonwealth. Beginning this week, all Pennsylvanians receiving unemployment compensation…

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Information for Philadelphia Workers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

This information was last updated on January 4, 2021 PUA and PEUC Have Been Extended Unemployment Benefits (Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Pandemic Extended Unemployment Compensation) have been extended. Find out more about Unemployment Compensation during the pandemic here. Assistance is available for people who have lost income If you have experienced a loss or reduction…