Generally, an unemployment compensation claimant in Pennsylvania is ineligible for benefits if he or she is "self-employed." However, there is an exception for "sideline" activity if the employee satisfies the Kress test:
Lello was performing some freelance Internet work prior to his termination, but he wasn't getting paid. After his termination, he began receiving income but still did the same type of work and for the same few hours a week. Thus, he was eligible for benefits.