Employment

Recently unemployed or mistreated by an employer? Learn the ins and outs of unemployment compensation and collecting unpaid wages.
If you apply for or get cash assistance from the County Assistance Office and are not exempt from participating in a work activity, you must sign an Agreement of Mutual Responsibility (a record of good faith to become a productive employee in the future).
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Learn how to file a claim for unpaid wages with the U.S. Dept. of Labor or PA Dept. of Labor & Industry.
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Receiving Unemployment Compensation in Pennslyvania is contingent on registering for PA Career Link within 30 days of your application. Find out how.
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A basic rundown of obtaining Unemployment Compensation benefits in Pennsylvania.
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Learn how to file for Unemployment Compensation in Pennsylvania.
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Read up on the basics of unemployment compensation, including what constitutes eligibility.
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If you are having a difficult time finding or holding onto a job due to a criminal record or loss of a driver's license, you may be entitled to legal help.
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