Pennsylvania Unemployment Insurance
The Federal-State Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs provide unemployment benefits to eligible workers who become unemployed through no fault of their own, and meet certain other eligibility requirements. Pennsylvania currently administers the f...
What is Pennsylvania Unemployment Insurance?
The Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Program provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own (as determined under Pennsylvania law), and meet other eligibility requirements of Pennsylvania law.
- Unemployment insurance (UI) payments (benefits) are intended to provide temporary financial assistance to unemployed workers who meet the requirements of Pennsylvania law.
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in Pennsylvania during the past 12 to 18 months and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and available for work each week that you are collecting benefits.
What is the application process for Pennsylvania Unemployment Insurance?
To file a claim online or to check the status of your claim, please visit Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Benefits Home.