Unemployment Payment Boost to Begin in Pennsylvania
L&I Awaiting Information from Federal Government to Resume PUA and PEUC Payments
Last updated 1/14/2021 at 12:49pm
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Acting Secretary Jennifer Berrier today announced Jan. 8 that thousands of Pennsylvanians will begin receiving an extra $300 per week in unemployment payments starting this week. The extension of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program is part of the federal stimulus that Congress passed last month.
"This boost in unemployment benefits is vital to hardworking Pennsylvania families who have lost their income as a result of the global pandemic," Berrier said. "I am pleased that L&I was able to work with the federal De...