PA Governor Corbett Signs Unemployment Compensation Extension into Law

Feb 09, 2012, 17:43 ET from Pennsylvania Office of the Governor

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today signed Senate Bill 1375 into law.

The bill amends the Act of Dec. 5, 1936 (2nd Sp. Sess., P.L. 2897, No. 1), known as the Unemployment Compensation Law, to provide for an extension of federally-funded unemployment compensation extended benefits.

The new law takes effect immediately.

Information for claimants will be available on the Department of Labor & Industry's unemployment compensation services website,

To read the full text of this bill, visit the General Assembly's website at

Media contactEric Shirk, 717-783-1116

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor