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PA readies extra unemployment benefit

By Ed Arke

Unemployment in Pa. was up slightly in July, as the state’s economy begins to show signs of life

The slight upswing in unemployment comes even as there are signs of jobs recovery.

By Sam Dunklau

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As deadline looms to renew $600 jobless benefits, Pa. ‘workers are terrified’

The majority of the 3.3 million Pennsylvanians who have applied for some form of unemployment assistance since the CARES Act passed should have received the additional $600 payments.
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Bucks County GOP lawmakers call for investigation into unresolved unemployment claims

The episode is the latest in a long history of partisan arguments and logistical mishaps that have plagued Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation program.
By Laura Benshoff/WHYY

Workers in Pennsylvania with preexisting health conditions fear a call to return to work

They are particularly at risk of serious complications or death if they get the coronavirus, but if they refuse to work, they could lose their job and unemployment.

By Brett Sholtis