Hispanic immigrants bused to Philadelphia won’t stay, even when the state needs them
Since Nov. 16, just under 300 immigrants have arrived at Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, said Amy Eusebio, director of the City’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. They were bused from Texas, adding Philly to the list of so-called “sanctuary cities” to which the Lone Star State’s Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has sent thousands of immigrants in […]
Why are some Pittsburgh industries seeing persistent labor shortages?
Economists say Pittsburgh’s demographics are likely playing a part in the lack of workers
Expert: No sector of Pa. economy left untouched by COVID-19 downturn
Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry reported last week that 650,000 people applied for unemployment between March 15 and March 25. Overall, Pennsylvania represents about 11.5 percent of all U.S. jobless claims filed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.