Scranton Unemployment Office

Find Scranton Pennsylvania 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.

Scranton Unemployment Office 135 Franklin Avenue Scranton PA 18503 570-963-4671

Wilkes Barre Unemployment Office 32 East Union Street Wilkes-Barre PA 18701 15.5 miles from Scranton

Tunkhannock Unemployment Office 99 Bridge Street Tunkhannock PA 18657 17.3 miles from Scranton 570-836-6840

Honesdale Unemployment Office 314 10th Street Honesdale PA 18431 24.4 miles from Scranton 570-253-1163

Tannersville Unemployment Office 2937 Pennsylvania 611 Tannersville PA 18372 31.8 miles from Scranton 570-620-2850

Hazleton Unemployment Office 75 North Laurel Street Hazleton PA 18201 34.9 miles from Scranton 570-459-3854

Jim Thorpe Unemployment Office 69 Broadway Jim Thorpe PA 18229 37.6 miles from Scranton 570-325-2701

Shohola Unemployment Office 837 U.s. 6 Shohola PA 18458 38.8 miles from Scranton 570-296-2909

Bloomsburg Unemployment Office 351 Tenny Street Bloomsburg PA 17815 47.2 miles from Scranton 570-387-6288

Towanda Unemployment Office 312 Main Street Towanda PA 18848 47.3 miles from Scranton 570-265-2171

Newton Unemployment Office 9 Hampton House Road Newton NJ 07860 53.3 miles from Scranton 973-383-2775

Phillipsburg Unemployment Office 75 South Main Street Phillipsburg NJ 08865 54.9 miles from Scranton 908-859-0400

Allentown Unemployment Office 1601 Union Boulevard Allentown PA 18109 55.2 miles from Scranton 610-437-5627

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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.