PA unemployment rate ticks up to 4.9 percent in April

PA unemployment rate ticks up to 4.9 percent in April

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was up one-tenth of a percent in April to 4.9 percent, the Department of Labor and Industry reported Friday.

Friday, May 19, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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UC call center employees urge General Assembly to pass long-term funding bill

UC call center employees urge General Assembly to pass long-term funding bill

On Thursday morning advocates, unemployment compensation workers, and claimants held a rally to demand that the General Assembly pass a long-term unemployment compensation funding bill. 

Thursday, May 11, 2017/Author: Kara Barmoy
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PA unemployment rate drops to lowest level since 2008

PA unemployment rate drops to lowest level since 2008

The month of March brought good news to Pennsylvania on the unemployment front: the commonwealth’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percent to 4.8 percent, the lowest level since the early stages of the Great Recession in February 2008.

Friday, April 21, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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PA unemployment picture gets a little better

PA unemployment picture gets a little better

In figures released from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Friday, it was reported that the commonwealth’s unemployment picture got a little better in January, decreasing by two-tenths of a percent from December’s numbers.

Friday, March 10, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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PA unemployment rate declines in November

PA unemployment rate declines in November

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry announced seasonally adjusted unemployment figures for Pennsylvania on Friday, noting unemployment in Pennsylvania declined one-tenth of one percent since October.

Friday, December 16, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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