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PA readies extra unemployment benefit

By Ed Arke

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Pa.’s unemployment system can’t keep up with volume of claims

Some jobless left in limbo as state processes a million claims
By Emily Previti/PA Post

12 percent of Pa. workers submitted unemployment claims in second half of March

State leads nation in percentage of workforce seeking benefits
By Emily Previti/PA Post

Why is Pennsylvania leading the nation in unemployment claims?

The Commonwealth’s unemployment compensation program saw more than 378,900 claims filed during the week ending March 21 -- 6 percent of the workforce.
By Emily Previti/PA Post