Unemployment Resource Hub

Unemployment Resource Hub

Unemployment claims have skyrocketed since the start of the coronavirus health and economic crisis. The weekly $600 of aid for jobless workers has ended, but more than 3 million people remain unemployed in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  

Even in the midst of the pandemic, jobs are still available in the Philadelphia region.

This general list below curates resources for job opportunities. It will be updated frequently with new listings.

RESOURCES:

Philadelphia Unemployment Project

Philadelphia Legal Assitance

City of Philadelphia

SEPTA

Nationwide Organ Recovery Transport Alliance

Amazon delivery, fulfillment center, and remote career opportunities

State of Pennsylvania hiring portal

State of New Jersey hiring portal

 

Last updated: July 31, 10:55 a.m.

 

Still have questions? KYW Newsradio’s Kristen Johanson is here to help. You can find answers to your questions below, or submit questions by emailing Kristen.Johanson@kywnewsradio.com

DISCLAIMER: KYW Newsradio can only offer advice on the process of navigating unemployment claims. KYW has no involvement with how quickly the office operates or how benefits are claimed. If you have an immediate need, please contact your unemployment office.

 

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