Pa.’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in October
From September to October the rate of unemployment fell from 8.3 percent to 7.3 percent. The department reports that the national unemployment rate also fell by a percentage point to 6.9 percent in October.
Pa. sees record job growth in November, but not all of Pa. is sharing the wealth, data shows
Despite adding nearly 10,000 new jobs – a new record for job growth in the state - Pennsylvania is still wrestling with an unemployment rate that is higher than the national average, according to data released Friday by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.