Working & The Economy

Website privacy options aren’t much of a choice since they’re hard to find and...

Opting out of targeted advertisements isn't easy. Simplifying and standardizing opt-outs would help improve privacy on the web.

Philly budget team: Coming economic downturn is ‘really front and center in our minds’

A decade later, Pennsylvania's largest city is still clawing its way out of the Great Recession of 2008. Here's how they're preparing

Philadelphia’s new job growth concentrated in low wage sectors, new report shows

Philadelphia has grown a disproportionately larger share of lower wage jobs than the nation and the 25 largest American cities.

Trump slams Dems, pitches nat gas future during Pittsburgh visit 

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — President Donald Trump and his allies pitched a natural gas-fueled future for Pennsylvania and the nation Wednesday.Trump’s speech at a convention center in downtown Pittsburgh comes in the midst of both...

Wolf wants to expand overtime to 143K Pa. residents. But a commission you’ve never...

The change could potentially raise workers' wages or ensure that they only work 40 hours a week.

‘There is irreparable harm’: Pa. Supreme Court considers temporarily restoring cash assistance for poor...

The program, known as General Assistance, ended on Aug. 1 after the General Assembly voted to eliminate it as part of the summer budget process.

The number of disabled people who live at state-run centers has dwindled. That doesn’t...

Why is closing state centers for the disabled controversial? Funding is tight, change is scary, and many are not happy with the process.

Wolf will allow bill that expands federal immigration work checks to become law

The Democratic governor called it a "a legitimate attempt to protect the legitimate rights of workers."

Pennsylvanians with minor cannabis convictions can apply for an expedited pardon

The announcement comes less than a week after Wolf said for the first time he backs legalizing cannabis for recreational adult use.

Tanqueray and chronic? Pa. House Democrat wants to sell legal cannabis in state liquor...

At a Capitol news conference Wednesday, the lawmaker suggested property tax relief, school funding, or social justice causes as possible beneficiaries of the roughly $581 million expected windfall.