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Benefit Details
Pennsylvania Unemployment Insurance
Managing Agency Pennsylvania

Program Description

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Pennsylvania's eligibility requirements.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in Pennsylvania during the past 12 to 18 months, or worked in two different states and be located in Pennsylvania when you file your application for benefits, and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and be available for work each week that you are collecting benefits.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information

In order to establish your unemployment claim, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry at:
If you have questions, please call a UC service center at: 888-313-7284
For more information, please visit our web site at: