Employment Law

Have you been recently unemployed or mistreated by an employer? There are many ins and outs to unemployment compensation and collecting unpaid wages that you deserve. Don't let them get the better of you; learn your rights today.
If you get cash assistance or apply for the County Assistance Office and are not exempt from participating in a work activity, you must sign an Agreement of Mutual Responsibility. Setting achievable goals and an action plan will help you secure funding for the better life you strive for.
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There are many variations of wage claims that your employer might be withholding. Learn where to file these claims and the requirements they need to hold up in court.
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Being unemployed can be difficult when there are bills to pay. Learn more about the different steps of doing this correctly to get your needed support. You can receive Unemployment Compensation in Pennsylvania within 30 days of registering for PA CareerLink.
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You can obtain Unemployment Compensation benefits in Pennsylvania if you meet specific qualifications. Read more about the benefits you can receive and the criteria you need to meet.
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There are a few different processes that you can go through to get the benefits of Unemployment Compensation, depending on your situation. Read more about each method to understand which is best for you.
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Learn more about your eligibility for Unemployment Compensation in Pennsylvania in this brochure. It goes into depth about the requirements you must meet before applying and the process's other aspects.
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If you are having difficulty finding and/or securing a job due to a criminal record or a driver's license loss, you might be entitled to legal help. Learn more about the laws there to help you through this process and what you can do to make things easier.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register for PA CareerLink?

You can register for PA CareerLink online at their official website or a local PA CareerLink office. You must provide your personal information, employment history, and job preferences.

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