Falling natural gas prices have been a boon to consumers, especially here in western Pennsylvania where Marcellus natural gas is plentiful and cheap.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reportedly laying off 136 employees according to the Pittsburgh Business Times.
U.S. Steel Corp. is laying off an undisclosed number of Pittsburgh employees to cut costs.
With the closing of an under-performing J.C. Penney store in Washington PA, it’s easy to question the future of big box department stores.
Department-store operator J.C. Penney says it will cut 2,000 jobs and close 33 stores as it tries to turn around results.
Pennsylvania’s newest casino is laying off 15 percent of its 450 employees, citing “slower than expected” business since the resort casino opened two months ago.
Clarion University will lay off 40 employees campus-wide, including 22 faculty members, about ten percent of its educators.
Hundreds of teachers and public school supporters rallied in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon hoping to stall school closings and layoffs this fall.
The Plum School District is facing the same problem other districts are currently dealing with. To balance the budget, the district is laying off employees and cutting back on classes.
The police force now has two less officers per day.
Jeannette City leaders say layoffs will likely be unavoidable as the city struggles to fix its financial problems.
More than 100 people packed a school board meeting Monday night, pleading with members to reconsider controversial staff cuts.
The Pittsburgh Public Schools Board voted to furlough 280 employees. Officials say 180 of them are teachers. The furloughs were decided based on seniority and certification.
Retirements, resignations and buyouts made for a shorter furlough list, but what was announced today could still end up being the largest number of teacher layoffs in the history of the Pittsburgh Public Schools District.
Protestors took to the streets of Pittsburgh today to speak out against the Port Authority of Allegheny County’s proposed service cuts and layoffs.