Unemployed Pennsylvanians must file for weekly benefits by tonight as state gets ready to transition to new UC system

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Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Acting Secretary Jennifer Berrier is reminding unemployed Pennsylvanians that the Unemployment Compensation (UC) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) filing system goes offline tonight to transition to a new system.

Claimants filing for the benefit week of May 30 to June 5 must file by 9:00 PM tonight due to the transition to the new unemployment compensation system.

“The transition to the new, faster, and easier-to-use unemployment system is underway,” said Acting Secretary Berrier. “We will be working hard over the next few days to ensure a smooth, successful launch of this much-needed new unemployment system.”

The Department of L&I is offering upcoming workshops to help those learn how to navigate the new system.

A full list of scheduled workshops and links to connect to them are here. Recordings of each workshop will be uploaded to this page on www.uc.pa.gov.

L&I is also has topic-specific instructional videos available, including:

  • Login – Create a New Keystone ID
  • Login with an Existing Keystone ID
  • Reset a Forgotten Password
  • How to File an Appeal
  • Waiting Room 101
  • How to Change Communication Preferences

Claimant User Guides:

Employer User Guides:

Claimant and Employer User Guides:

For more information and updates on unemployment benefits programs, visit www.uc.pa.gov or follow L&I on Facebook or Twitter.

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