'Job Gains Have Slowed Considerably,' Says Economic Policy Institute EconomistUnemployment's sizable decline in July still reflects a slowing economic recovery in the face of the unchecked coronavirus pandemic.
Senator Bob Casey Says Extending $600 Unemployment Benefit Is 'The Right Thing To Do'Out of work and headed into debt, U.S. Senator Bob Casey says Pennsylvanians are hurting.
As Extra $600 In Unemployment Benefits Ends, Some In Pennsylvania Lose LifelineNew claims for unemployment are still being filed across the Commonwealth as the extra $600 in benefits ends.
'We Know This Is A Recession, But We Don't Want This To Go Into Depression Territory,' Says Economics ProfessorWith the first round of economic stimulus running out, millions of Americans are about to take a massive hit to their household budget.
About 90,000 People Still Waiting For Answers As Pennsylvania's Unresolved Unemployment Claims Drop To 8 PercentPennsylvania's unresolved unemployment claims have dropped to eight percent, but 90,000 people are still waiting for answers.
Pa. Department Of Labor And Industry Reports June Unemployment Rate At 13%On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry reported that the state's June unemployment rate was 13%.
Federal Agents Investigating Whether Allegheny Co. Jail Inmates Awaiting Trial Are Collecting Coronavirus Unemployment BenefitsFederal agents are investigating whether inmates at the Allegheny County Jail are receiving thousands of dollars in pandemic unemployment assistance while awaiting trial.
10 Percent Of Pa.'s Unemployment Claims Are Still Stuck In LimboThere’s good news to report when it comes to Pennsylvania’s unemployment benefits system.
Department Of Labor And Industry Warns Of Unemployment FraudThe state is taking steps to cut down on unemployment fraud, scams and other problems, too.
Jobless Rate Slides Back From Coronavirus Pandemic Peak In PennsylvaniaPennsylvania's unemployment began sliding down from its pandemic peak in May.
Study: COVID-19 Job Loss Disproportionately Impacted Black & Older Workforce Populations In Allegheny CountyA study from Pitt has found that black and older workers have been the most affected by job losses due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Beechview Woman Believes Her Identity Was Stolen After Receiving Unemployment Money Despite Not Working For Nearly A DecadeThe state has paid out $16.6 billion in unemployment benefits since mid-March, but now the system is dealing with a new problem.
West Virginia Receives Over 35K Fraudulent Jobless Claims This MonthWest Virginia has received more than 35,000 fraudulent pandemic unemployment claims this month, officials said.
Economists: Phased Reopening Of States Has Helped Unemployment NumbersEconomic experts believe one of the factors that helped the unemployment rate was the phased reopening of the states.
Unemployment Unexpectedly Drops, But Full Recovery Not ImminentThe unemployment rate took a surprising drop, but while hope exists the road to recovery remains uncertain.