Summary of important information:
More details for employers can be found online at the Office of Employment Compensation.
- Employers are encouraged to work with their employees who are unable to work due to COVD-19 to exhaust any paid leave that is available. Employees without access to paid leave or have exhausted their paid leave may be eligible for unemployment compensation (UC).
- Your UC tax rate will not increase if you are a contributory business who temporarily closed due to COVID-19. You will be granted a Relief from Charges.
- There are a variety of programs to help employers during this time, which can be through the PA Department of Community and Economic Development.
Employers may with questions directly at 833-728-2367, option 2.