Virtual Town Hall Set to Discuss Unemployment Compensation, Job Search,

WILK News Room


Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvanians are encouraged to ask their job search and unemployment compensation questions during Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry’s twenty-first virtual town hall from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Thursday, October 15.

Director of L&I’s Bureau of Workforce Partnerships and Operations Ruben Pachay, who will provide an update on the virtual job search and reskilling services, will be joined by Director of the Office of Unemployment Compensation Benefits Policy Susan Dickinson, who will answer questions about unemployment compensation. Pennsylvanians are encouraged to join the Town Hall and ask questions about finding a job, reskilling, or unemployment benefits.

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How to participate in the Town Hall

A livestream will be online at Those without internet access can listen by calling 1-833-380-0719, however phone lines are limited so we ask that they be reserved for individuals who need them.

Participants using the phone lines can ask questions directly of our UC expert. Individuals livestreaming the town hall can submit typed questions that will be read to the UC expert by a moderator. To protect participants’ personal confidential information, detailed answers about individual claim questions cannot be answered during the town hall.More information on career services, reskilling opportunities, and unemployment compensation is available on L&I’s website, Facebook or Twitter.