NEW! Sign-Up for SIDES — an efficient, electronic way to respond to department requests!
SIDES is a new, web-based system that allows the Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) and employers to communicate more efficiently when an individual files a new unemployment compensation claim. The system transmits questions from L&I about the individual's claim to the employer electronically, and allows the employer to respond electronically, which will enhance the timeliness and accuracy of UC claims.
Are you a UC claimant looking for a career or a business looking to hire? Keystone Works provides business-driven training opportunities for eligible UC claimants. A claimant can continue to collect full UC benefits while participating in training provided by a business, and the business is entitled to receive incentive payments if the claimant is hired and certain requirements are met.
April 17, 2015 PA Unemployment Rate at 5.3% in March Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate increased by one-tenth of a percentage point in March to 5.3 percent. Read More
April 16, 2015 PA Department of Labor & Industry Releases Pennsylvania Career Guides This year marks the first time the Pennsylvania Career Guide is being split into two editions, one targeted to middle school students and one to those in high school.Read More
April 7, 2015 Pennsylvania Mayors Join Nationwide Effort to Recognize Impact of National Service Pennsylvania mayors from 22 towns and cities joined more than 1,000 mayors nationwide to participate in the third annual Mayors’ Day of Recognition for National Service.Read More
March 27, 2015 Wolf Administration Announces Significant Workers’ Comp Insurance Rate Cut While Maintaining Benefit Levels for Injured Workers Workers’ comp insurance rates will drop 5.99 percent, effective April 1, reducing a key expense for many companies and saving Pennsylvania businesses an estimated $140 million this year.Read More