If you think you might lose your job and plan to apply for unemployment compensation, there are things you can do to protect your eligibility for benefits.
The main qualification for UC is that you lost your job through no fault of your own.
Below are 3 common job loss situations. Click on them for more info on what you need to do to protect your eligibility for benefits.
If you were quit or refused work, you need evidence to show you had good cause.
Are you or a family member sick?
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?
You may be eligible for benefits from your employer if you are experiencing a short or long term disability that is affecting your work.