To file for unemployment in Pennsylvania, you will need to show that you have earned the required amount during your base year. These benefits are provided to people who have become unemployed through no fault of their own. You will need to provide the reason that you lost your job when you file your claim. You will also need to provide your employers’ information, the dates you worked during the past eighteen months, your SSN and a photo ID.
If your claim is approved, you will receive your unemployment benefits in Pennsylvania every other week. The amount you receive will depend on the wages you earned while you were working. Benefit checks are not mailed to recipients in the state of Pennsylvania. Your benefits will either be directly deposited into your bank account or sent to you through a debit card.
Direct deposit is the best means of receiving your benefits. To use this method you will need to provide your banking information. You can be assured that your information will be kept private and confidential. You can file an unemployment claim in Pennsylvania on their website.