By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) – On Friday morning, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry reported that the unemployment rate across the commonwealth fell to 6.9%.

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The Pennsylvanian civilian labor force decreased to 2,000 over the month due to a drop in unemployment which fell for the fourth straight month and employment rose for the fourth time in the past five months.

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Nonfarm jobs increased by 11,500 to 5,696,900 in June and jobs increased in five of the 11 supersectors.

The largest gain was in government jobs, adding 13,500.

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The full report can be found on the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry’s website.