17868 Unemployment Office

Find 17868 unemployment offices, including state, federal, and department of labor offices. Unemployment offices provide information on unemployment eligibility and status, compensation, and filing weekly unemployment claims or benefits.

Sunbury Unemployment Office 225 Market Street Sunbury PA 17801 10.7 miles from 17868 570-988-7300

Bloomsburg Unemployment Office 351 Tenny Street Bloomsburg PA 17815 12.3 miles from 17868 570-387-6288

Pottsville Unemployment Office 203 East Arch Street Pottsville PA 17901 29.6 miles from 17868 570-622-5253

Hazleton Unemployment Office 75 North Laurel Street Hazleton PA 18201 34.4 miles from 17868 570-459-3854

Lock Haven Unemployment Office 8 North Grove Street Lock Haven PA 17745 43.9 miles from 17868 570-893-4022

Lebanon Unemployment Office 243 Schneider Drive Lebanon PA 17046 44.0 miles from 17868 717-274-2554

Wilkes Barre Unemployment Office 32 East Union Street Wilkes-Barre PA 18701 44.1 miles from 17868

Jim Thorpe Unemployment Office 69 Broadway Jim Thorpe PA 18229 47.1 miles from 17868 570-325-2701

Harrisburg Unemployment Office 100 North Cameron Street Harrisburg PA 17101 49.4 miles from 17868 717-783-3270

Tunkhannock Unemployment Office 99 Bridge Street Tunkhannock PA 18657 53.7 miles from 17868 570-836-6840

Reading Unemployment Office 501 Crescent Avenue Reading PA 19605 55.1 miles from 17868 610-988-1300

Lewistown Unemployment Office 6395 Highway 103 Lewistown PA 17044 55.5 miles from 17868

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About Unemployment Offices

How are unemployment benefits funded?

The funding for unemployment benefits comes from a combination of federal and state unemployment insurance taxes. The taxes are paid by employers, and they are based on the amount of wages paid to employees. Some government employers and non-profit organizations are exempt from unemployment insurance taxes.

What is the process for applying for unemployment benefits?

Applicants should file for benefits as soon as possible after becoming unemployed. Most states allow applicants to file claims both in person or using an online application, though a follow-up interview is almost always required. Applicants should be prepared to provide basic contact and identity verification documentation, as well as earnings history and an explanation of how they became unemployed.

Can people receive unemployment compensation if their work hours are reduced by their employer?

If an applicant's work hours are reduced to less than full-time through no fault of their own, they may be eligible for unemployment compensation. In these cases, the applicant may only be eligible for a partial benefit.