Working & The Economy
Nurses needed now: Solutions to a long-running staffing crisis have been hard to come by
Hospitals and nursing homes hope turnover in Harrisburg means change for the struggling industry.
Help wanted: Women needed for U.S. chips manufacturing plan to succeed
Over the next decade, the Biden administration wants to add 1 million more women in construction jobs.
These are 2023’s most and least innovative states. How did Pa. do? | Monday Morning Coffee
Gov. Josh Shapiro wants to make Pa. more competitive. Here’s how far he has to go to close the gap.
How states are trying to ease the child care crunch | Analysis
The efforts come as federal pandemic aid is set to end.
Pa.’s unemployment rate was 4.4% in February
The February unemployment rate is one-tenth of a percentage point above the January rate of 4.3%, according to the Department of Labor and Industry.
Poverty infringes on all our prosperity, author Matthew Desmond says ahead of HBG appearance
The Pulitzer Prize winner speaks at Harrisburg's Midtown Scholar bookstore on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Pa. says it will extend popular program for job-seekers | Friday Morning Coffee
It's a ray of good news in a system long plagued by customer-service issues
Pa. Democrat proposes salary transparency requirements
The bill would require that employers disclose the pay range on job postings or the minimum compensation if a range doesn’t exist.
Here’s how Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse differs from our last financial crisis
One result of the banks’ collapse could be a little loosening of the Federal Reserve’s position on interest rate increases.
Striking Temple Univ. grad students approve new contract; end 6-week strike
Negotiators said the deal, approved 344-8 on Monday, was 'an historic achievement for our union.'
Biden says U.S. bank deposits are safe despite tumult over California bank collapse
Americans 'should feel confident that their deposits will be there, if and when they need them,' Biden said.
Pa.’s unemployment rate at 4.3% in January
The commonwealth’s January 2023 unemployment rate is 0.2 percentage points below its January 2022 unemployment rate, data showed.