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New unemployment system issues? Philadelphia Legal Assistance offers help purpose

Jul. 7, 2021 9:00 am

New unemployment system issues? Philadelphia Legal Assistance offers help

The state replaced a more than 40-year-old unemployment filing system last month. The new one enables weekly filing, along with other upgrades, and there are resources available to help you learn how to navigate it.
Here’s how gig workers can file for unemployment benefits and get the extra $300 method

Jan. 27, 2021 6:59 am

Here’s how gig workers can file for unemployment benefits and get the extra $300

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance — commonly known as PUA — has returned, after the CARES Act program had expired at the end of December.
Here’s an up-to-date guide to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and other benefits in PA purpose

Sep. 11, 2020 1:22 pm

Here’s an up-to-date guide to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and other benefits in PA

Julia Simon-Mishel, of Philadelphia Legal Assistance's unemployment compensation division, has more advice on how gig workers can apply for benefits during COVID-19.
12 answers to questions self-employed and gig workers have about PA’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance purpose

May 14, 2020 8:00 am

12 answers to questions self-employed and gig workers have about PA’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Generocity contributor Alyssa Biederman gets all the crucial information from Julia Simon-Mishel of Philadelphia Legal Assistance.

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