By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) – If you’ve been having trouble filing your unemployment claim, there’s a reason for it.READ MORE: New Unemployment Benefits System Leaves Thousands Frustrated While State Leader Chalks Up Issues To ‘Growing Pains’
The Pennsylvania Labor and Industry Department says the system experienced technical issues which prevented people from filing Monday.
The Unemployment Compensation (UC) system is now available for all claimants. Claimants should not see any delay in payments.
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— PA Department of Labor & Industry (@PALaborIndustry) July 5, 2021
As of 3 p.m., the system was back up and running.
The state says claimants shouldn’t see a delay in payments because of this.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania’s New Unemployment Compensation System Brings New Problems
It comes after the state replaced its decades-old unemployment benefits computer system. The state has chalked up technical issues to growing pains.