PA CareerLink® Berks County 1920 Kutztown Rd, Ste. F Reading, PA, 19604-1518 Phone: 610-988-1300 Open hours: Monday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Tuesday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Wednesday 10 AM – 4:30 PM Thursday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Services: Apply for jobs Job-matching system Skills Assessment Interview Training Training opportunities
Reading PA Unemployment Career Center Office provide individuals seeking employment all the latest tools to find and keep that special job. Employers will find assistance in recruiting new employees including a national job listing network, applicant screening, and space in the centers to conduct testing and employment interviews.
What are the qualifying requirements to receive UI Benefits in Pennsylvania?
To get UI Benefits in PA you must:
Have Lost your job through no fault of your own,
Or working less than your full-time hours.
Be able and available to accept suitable work
Participate in reemployment services
Have Sufficient qualifying wages with a minimum of 18 credit weeks in your base year.
What information do I need to apply for UI benefits in PA?
To apply for PA UI benefits you will need:
Your Social Security Number
Your contact information
The name, address, and phone number of your former employer
The beginning and end date of your last job
The reason you left your job
Severance information if needed.
How do I apply for UI benefits in PA?
You can file online using Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Compensation (UC) system.
OR Use PA Teleclaims (PAT) by calling 888-255-4728.
What is the Maximum UI benefits I can get in PA?
You can get from $68 weekly to a maximum of $572 per week in UI benefits.
You can get UI benefits for up to a maximum of 26 weeks.
Does PA provide training to help me get employed?
Yes!Pennsylvania CareerLink has many local career service offices that provides training to prepare you for the job market. Services provided includes:
Job Search Portal
Career Tools Overview
How do I contact PA Unemployment Compensation (UC)?
UC and General Questions
Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (EST)
Videophone Service for ASL Users
717-704-8474 – Sign language is the ONLY means of communication provided at this number.
Wednesdays 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (EST) and Fridays 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm