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Remain eligible for unemployment compensation: Don't call your boss a liar.

Posted January 2014 in Unemployment Compensation by Andrea C. Farney

When your boss tells you something untrue about your job performance you should be careful how you respond or you might jeopardize your unemployment compensation.  It is natural to be upset, espe... read more »

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Inability to drive your own car may not disqualify you from unemployment compensation

Posted October 2013 in Unemployment Compensation by Andrea C. Farney

An employer can require a worker to have their own transportation for a job, but the worker will not be denied unemployment compensation if she made reasonable efforts to maintain the car and could no... read more »

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Backdating a UC Claim two weeks because of ill family members upheld.

Posted August 2013 in Unemployment Compensation by Sharon Lopez

A claim for Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation (UC) benefits can be backdated up to six weeks but the Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) places two different burdens of proof for the first two weeks of ... read more »

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Employers cannot negotiate with employees to give up their Unemployment Compensation Benefits

Posted October 2012 in Unemployment Compensation by Sharon Lopez

In April 2012 the Commonwealth Court upheld and opinion of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review in the case of Big Mt. Imaging v. Unemployment Comp. Bd. of Review, No. 2138 C.D. 2011, 48 A.3d... read more »

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Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Law Changes

Posted January 2012 in Unemployment Compensation by Sharon Lopez

Recent changes to Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Compensation Law make it harder for the unemployed to financially qualify for unemployment compensation (UC) benefits.  Previously, an unemploy... read more »

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