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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UC funding tussle between Senate GOP, Gov. Wolf intensifies

UC funding tussle between Senate GOP, Gov. Wolf intensifies

It’s been nearly two weeks since the Pennsylvania Senate decided to not push to the governor’s desk a one-year extension of funds to the unemployment compensation system under the Service and Improvement Infrastructure Fund, and the ongoing fracas between Gov. Tom Wolf and Senate Republican leadership continued to boil over Tuesday.

 

In the latest episode, Senate GOP leaders sent a sharply worded letter to the governor urging him to reconsider furloughing nearly 600 workers in the Department of Labor and Industry, which the governor alleged is necessary as a result of the failure to extend the funding.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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PA unemployment rate climbs to 5.7 percent

PA unemployment rate climbs to 5.7 percent

The Department of Labor and Industry announced Friday that the unemployment rate in the commonwealth for August increased by one-tenth of one percent, landing at 5.7 percent over the rate in July.

Friday, September 16, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Unemployment numbers remain steady in July

Unemployment numbers remain steady in July

The Department of Labor and Industry on Friday released July’s unemployment figures, noting that the commonwealth’s unemployment rate remained steady last month holding at a seasonally adjusted 5.6 percent.

Friday, August 19, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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