Pennsylvania Unemployment Department

The department in this state that handles unemployment insurance is called Pennsylvania Labor and Industry. If you have questions or issues about filing a new or weekly unemployment claim, they should be able to assist you. We provide the contact information for the Pennsylvania Unemployment Department below including the location, phone number and government website where you can find out how to file your claims, report fraud, find a job for employees and help businesses grow for employers. We also provide the information on how to file for PA unemployment online and file for unemployment over the phone.

If you lost your job at no fault of your own, then it is important to file your claim right away. Any unemployed person may file a claim for UC benefits. Your eligibility is based on the information provided by you and your employer(s) after you file an application for UC benefits. At the time of filing you will need information including your Social Security Number. Home address and mailing address (if different). Telephone number, valid email address, employer's name, address and phone number. First and last day worked with employer. Reason for leaving and more. To see if you are eligible to receive these benefits and what additional information is needed when applying, find out how to file your Pennsylvania unemployment claim. As a reminder, unemployment insurance benefits are taxable. You must report any unemployment benefits you receive as part of your gross income on your taxes.

  • Unemployment Department Location
  • Pennsylvania Labor and Industry
    651 Boas Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17102

  • Unemployment Claim Phone Number
  • To file for PA unemployment benefits over the phone, call 888-313-7284.

  • Unempoyment Claim Online
  • The easist way to file your claim is through their online system. To file for PA unemployment online, click here.