Expanding UC eligibility

Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 news conference

During a crowded Capitol news conference, Rep. Gergely urges support for his legislation that would revise the state's unemployment compensation eligibility rules, allowing Pennsylvania to draw down $273 million in federal funds and help 30,000 out-of-work Pennsylvanians currently being denied benefits due to the state's outdated requirements.

During a crowded Capitol news conference, Rep. Gergely urges support for his legislation that would revise the state's unemployment compensation eligibility rules, allowing Pennsylvania to draw down $273 million in federal funds and help 30,000 out-of-work Pennsylvanians currently being denied benefits due to the state's outdated requirements.



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During a crowded Capitol news conference, Rep. Gergely urges support for his legislation that would revise the state's unemployment compensation eligibility rules, allowing Pennsylvania to draw down $273 million in federal funds and help 30,000 out-of-work Pennsylvanians currently being denied benefits due to the state's outdated requirements.

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Sandi Vito speaks at a news conference in support of Rep. Gergely's legislation that would expand eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits to help 30,000 people unnecessarily denied access by outdated rules.

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Sandi Vito speaks at a news conference in support of Rep. Gergely's legislation that would expand eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits to help 30,000 people unnecessarily denied access by outdated rules.



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Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Sandi Vito speaks at a news conference in support of Rep. Gergely's legislation that would expand eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits to help 30,000 people unnecessarily denied access by outdated rules.

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale speaks at a news conference in support of Rep. Gergely's bill that would allow Pennsylvania to drawn down $273 million in federal funding in unemployment compensation and update the states eligibility rules to allow an additional 30,000 unemployed to receive benefits.

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale speaks at a news conference in support of Rep. Gergely's bill that would allow Pennsylvania to drawn down $273 million in federal funding in unemployment compensation and update the states eligibility rules to allow an additional 30,000 unemployed to receive benefits.



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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale speaks at a news conference in support of Rep. Gergely's bill that would allow Pennsylvania to drawn down $273 million in federal funding in unemployment compensation and update the states eligibility rules to allow an additional 30,000 unemployed to receive benefits.