Prior to separation from the commonwealth, agency HR offices should provide voluntarily separating employees with an exit mobility survey
Employees should speak with a SERS representative (800.633.5461) to discuss their retirement options.
Employees should be provided with a UC-1609 form
upon separation for any reason. This form provides information to assist the employee in filing for UC benefits if they choose to file.
The fastest and most convenient way to file for unemployment is at
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to separating employees who do not have Internet access at home. Completed applications may be mailed or faxed to the address/phone number provided on the application. Employees should not call the UC service center to apply unless that is the only method available to them. If this is the case, they can call 888.313.7284 (888.334.4046 - TDD).
Contact OA-HR Service Center, Absence Services at 717.346.4667 with questions.
Questions regarding furloughs should be directed to your furlough point of contact in OA-Human Resources' Bureau of Labor Relations (717.787.5514).
Survivor Assistance Worksheet
- The supervisor or agency HR office must complete this worksheet and submit it with the separation E-PAR to the HR Service Center.
Termination is generally the result of progressive disciplinary action, unsatisfactory performance, or serious policy violations. For more information on when and how to separate an employee, check out:
For questions about separations-related transactions, contact the HR Service Center at 877.242.6007. For all other questions about separations, e-mail