PA unemployment rate dips to 4.9 percent

PA unemployment rate dips to 4.9 percent

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Friday morning released August’s seasonally adjusted unemployment numbers, showing the commonwealth’s unemployment dipped to 4.9 percent for the month, down from July’s five percent figure.

Friday, September 15, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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PA unemployment rate hits 5.0 percent in May

PA unemployment rate hits 5.0 percent in May

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry Friday released May’s unemployment situation report that noted Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was up one-tenth of one percentage point to five percent.

Friday, June 16, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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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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