Unemployment benefits in Pa. during the coronavirus pandemic: How to apply and who is eligible

News Story (Pennsylvania)

Juliana Feliciano Reyes
Philadelphia Inquirer
March 18, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Unemployment Insurance

Organizations mentioned/involved: Philadelphia Legal Assistance


If you’re one of the workers who has been affected by the pandemic, there’s a good chance you’re eligible for unemployment benefits from the state. Here’s what you need to know about getting the benefits, according to Julia Simon-Mishel, supervising attorney at Philadelphia Legal Assistance’s unemployment compensation unit.