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.
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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.
Pa.’s unemployment rate dropped to a record low of 3.9% in December
The commonwealth’s December 2022 unemployment rate is 1.6 percentage points below its December 2021 unemployment rate, data released by the state Department of Labor and Industry showed.
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The feasibility study, which was conducted through a collaboration between Indiana University of Pennsylvania and several state agencies, examined the five-year period from 2016-2021 and estimated the costs of adopting OSHA standards for commonwealth employees under the governor’s jurisdiction to be $54.8 million at baseline and $14.4 million for year one.
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Pa.’s unemployment rate remained at record low of 4 percent in November
The commonwealth’s November 2022 unemployment rate is 1.5 percentage points below its November 2021 unemployment rate, data released by the state Department of Labor and Industry showed.
Pa.’s unemployment rate drops to record low of 4 percent
The commonwealth’s October 2022 unemployment rate is 1.6 percentage points below its October 2021 unemployment rate, state data showed.
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Pa.’s unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in July
Department of Labor & Industry data confirmed that the commonwealth’s July 2022 unemployment rate is 2.1 percentage points below its July 2021 unemployment rate.
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Pa.’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent in June
Department of Labor & Industry data confirmed that the commonwealth’s June 2022 unemployment rate is 2.1 percentage points below its June 2021 unemployment rate.