I Think I May Lose My Job: How to Prepare for UC Applications

If you are facing a loss of work and plan to apply for unemployment compensation, there are steps you can take to protect your eligibility for benefits. The main qualification for UC is that you lost your job through no fault of your own.

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Learn How to Preserve Evidence for UC Hearings

Your eligibility for benefits may depend on your ability to provide evidence to support your claim for benefits.

This can be a really important step to getting paid benefits. 


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Are you or a family member sick?

Workers need sick leave to recover from illness and to take care of their loved ones.

Paid sick time is now required from most Philadelphia employers and there are protections for you when you need to take medical leave for yourself or family.

Do you have a disability that is affecting your work?

There are laws that protect you if you are experiencing a short or long term disability that is effecting your work.