Philadelphia PA CareerLink® Suburban Station Temporary Closure
PA CareerLink® Suburban Station, located at 1617 JFK Boulevard, 2nd floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103 will temporarily close for renovations. The last day of service to the public was Friday, June 20, 2014. The office expects to re-open to the public in February 2015.
The zip code table which is used to notify new claimants of the PA CareerLink® closest to their address is being updated to refer them to the PA CareerLink® North Philadelphia located at 990 Spring Garden St. Philadelphia PA 19123, Telephone 215-560-5465. The center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.
UC News is now on Twitter
Did you know that the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry is now on Twitter? Follow us @PALaborIndustry and learn all the latest news and alerts regarding everything UC and more!
Some of the alerts will include:
System maintenance issues
Holiday Office closings
Debit card information
Tips for avoiding overpayments
Effective with the first quarter 2014 filing, employers are required to electronically file quarterly UC tax and wage reports through UCMS.
If you have not already registered with UCMS to file electronically, the time to do so is now.
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.
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