Pa. Unemployment Rate Reaches Post-Recession LowPennsylvania's payrolls crept to another record high in April, while the unemployment rate inched down to a post-recession low as the labor pool shrank.
Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Hiring Surge Adds 313K Jobs In February, Most Since 2016US employers went on a hiring binge last month, adding 313,000 jobs, the most since July 2016, and drawing hundreds of thousands of people into the job market.
Pennsylvania's Unemployment Rate Drops To New Post-Recession LowPennsylvania's unemployment rate dropped in October to a new post-recession low, although the labor force, employment and payrolls all shrank during the month.
Pennsylvania Jobless Rate Unchanged As Payrolls Hit RecordPennsylvania's unemployment rate remained unchanged for a second straight month in July, even as payrolls hit a record high.
Gov. Wolf To Sign Temporary Fix For Unemployment Comp SystemDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf will sign legislation to flush $15 million into a chaotic state unemployment compensation system that's forcing the jobless to wait longer to get questions answered or benefits checks.
State Senate Moves Bill To Fix Unemployment Compensation MessThe Senate Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to authorize $15 million to at least temporarily alleviate long delays for people calling to apply for benefits.
Senate OKs Money For Pennsylvania Unemployment Comp CentersLegislation heading to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives would free up $15 million to improve service in the state's unemployment compensation centers.
Harrisburg Unemployment Compensation Funding Dispute Takes Its Toll On CitizensLayoffs at unemployment service centers across the state are causing real problems for people trying to claim their benefits.
Unemployed Workers Struggling To Get Help After Unemployment Service Center LayoffsThe layoffs of hundreds of state employees at unemployment service centers have reached a crisis point.
Spat Between Gov. Wolf And State GOP ContinuesA dispute between the Wolf administration and the Pennsylvania Senate is causing pain for unemployed workers in Pennsylvania.
Unemployment Workers At Heart Of Spat Between GOP, Gov. WolfA simmering dispute between Gov. Tom Wolf and state Senate Republicans could slow down processing of unemployment claims in Pennsylvania.