Unemployment

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

US Steel Worker Proud To Be Mentioned In President’s Speech

The invited guests lined up early at US Steel’s Irvin Plant, nearly three hours before the event, which was inside but still chilly.

01/29/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Obama Orders Creation Of ‘myRA’ Savings Plan

With a stroke of his pen, President Barack Obama has created a new savings plan designed for Americans who don’t have workplace retirement plans.

01/29/2014

(Photo Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Obama Set To Visit Pittsburgh

President Barack Obama is scheduled to travel to Pittsburgh next week.

01/25/2014

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sen. Toomey Wants More Options To Raise Employment

Once a month PA State Senator Pat Toomey joins the Mike Pintek show to discuss the hot topics in our state. This interview brought up the subjects of Obamacare and raising the minimum wage.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/06/2014

(Photo Credit: CBS)

Many Worried Expiration Of Unemployment Benefits Could Have Crippling Effects

More than one million unemployed Americans lost their benefits Saturday as the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired.

12/28/2013

(Photo: CBS)

Unemployment Down But Not Enough For Wall Street

The unemployment rate fell nationally last month, but not as much as some had hoped.

08/02/2013

(photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Image, File)

Pa.’s Unemployment Rate Below National Average

Unemployment has gone down in Pennsylvania, making it lower than the national average.

06/21/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

State Unemployment Rate Dropped Slightly Since April

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate declined slightly last month, but remains above the national rate.

05/17/2013

(Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Gov. Corbett: Drug Testing Comments Taken Out Of Context

Gov. Tom Corbett says his comments about job applicants failing drug tests were taken out of context by his political opponents.

05/10/2013

(Credit: KDKA)

Gov. Corbett: Drug Tests Keeping People From Working

Democrats are pouring criticism on Gov. Tom Corbett for suggesting that Pennsylvania’s sluggish job growth stems partly from too many applicants being unable to pass a drug test.

KDKA-TV–05/01/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Pittsburgh Film Industry Stunted By End Of Tax Credits

Thousands of people who have come to depend on the film industry for their livelihoods are now unemployed.

02/25/2013

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: President Obama Says Vote For Revenge

On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!

11/05/2012

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,174 other followers