Tuesday, July 24, 2012

What Are the Weekly Benefit Rates for Unemployment in Pennsylvania?

How Much Per Week - Pennsylvania Unemployment Benefits?  Need Attorney Near Philadelphia To Assist With Your Claim for Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation?

Basically, you divide your annual salary by 10 to figure out your weekly benefit rate.  In other words, your unemployment compensation each week will be roughly 10%  of your annual salary/earnings.

Extrapolating further, your monthly unemployment compensation will be roughly the equivalent of 40% of your annual salary/earnings UNLESS you earn more than $57,000 per year.

"I was told there would be no math?!..."
What is the Most Per Week I Can Get from Pennsylvania Unemployment?  Can I Appeal a Notice of Financial Determination in Pennsylvania if My Base Year Does Not Include All of My Earnings?  Are There Lawyers in Pennsylvania Who Help People With Unemployment Cases?

The most you can get per week is a gross of $573. You get $573 if you earn $57,00 per year or more.

Abacus May Be Required
The least you can get per week is $35.  You get $35 if you earn $3,248 per year.

Some other random figures?

$50,000 per year:  $502 per week

$45,000 per year:  $452

$40,000 per year:  $402

$35,000 per year:  $352

$30,000 per year:  $302

$25,000 per year:  $252

$20,000 per year:  $202

$15,000 per year:  152

What Can I Do If My Former Employer Failed to Report All of My Wages to Pennsylvania Unemployment Because the Company Said I Was an Independent Contractor and not an Employee and My Unemployment Rate is Wrong?

If you believe the Pennsylvania Department of Labor's calculation of your Base Year Earnings is wrong, it could be because you were improperly classified as an independent contractor.  If that is the case, you need to appeal from the Notice of Financial Determination you receive, and you will be able to prove you were truly an employee (and not an independent contractor) at a Referee Hearing.

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2 comments:

Top employment lawyers said...

Great information here, thanks for sharing this valuable information!

Top employment lawyers said...

Great information here, thanks for sharing this valuable information!