Once you establish your uc claim, you will call for your 1st two weeks of benefits after that period is over. For example, if you call to open your claim on june 9, the claim will be established for application date of june 7. Your 1st two weeks of benefits will be (waiting) week ending … Read more
All the questions above have a common denominator.....no one received a response from their local uc office. Again, I repeat, you should get a claims confirmation letter and a financial determination within days of filing for uc, unless you filed on internet and your claim was not a "clean" claim and had to be reviewed … Read more
If you are discharged from a job for willful misconduct, then most likely you will be denied uc benefits. You will have an opportunity to give an account of what happened. Usually the final incident is what the state examiner will look at. The employer will be asked the same set of questions you are … Read more
There are usually 3 opportunities to fight a determination that you do not agree with. The first level is a hearing with the uc referee. If you are denied by the referee, you can file an appeal to the uc board of review. Be sure to get your appeal in within the time the uc … Read more
If you file a claim and indicate you are attending school, you will be asked the days and hours of your classes. You will be asked if you are able and available for full time work outside of school hours. Usually, claimants are. You can indicate you work at night and on weekends. There are … Read more
Jury duty pay most times is well below your combined uc rate, so you will be eligible to collect a partial for that week. So, there is no monetary issue, unless of course, you are being paid jury duty pay that is above your combined rate on the uc claim. The issue is being able … Read more
You are always entitled to file a uc claim. Eligibility must be decided. Certain conditions must be met, monetary and non-monetary. Termination from a job falls under the non-monetary decision making process. So, I am assuming there is financial eligibility (monetary decision) for the uc claim when answering this question. If you are terminated from … Read more
In PA, there is no deduction of uc benefits if the claimant is drawing social security. This law was changed a few years ago. At one time social security was deductible from uc benefits. Social security disability is different. On disability, the uc affects the disability and may reduce the disability.
In PA, severance pay is not deductible and does not affect the collecting of uc benefits.
If you are referring to the debit card that most states are using now, it takes 10 days. Believe me, it takes the full 10 days. No action will be taken by the uc office unless 10 days has passed since the mailing of the debit card. You are better off calling the debit card … Read more
One of the conditions of collecting uc is being realistically attached to the job market, in other words, being able and available for work. If you are working, become sick and have to quit your job due to health problems, then two issues must be adjudicated, first if you had good cause to quit your … Read more