Jobs report surprises as employers add 336,000 jobs in September
Employers continued their hiring streak in September, surprising economists by boosting jobs for workers in restaurants, health care, and government. The Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly jobs report, released Friday, showed a gain of 336,000 jobs. The unemployment rate held steady at 3.8%. The BLS also revised up the jobs added in July and August […]
Pa. unemployment rate drops to record low of 3.8% in June | Five for the Weekend
The commonwealth’s June 2023 unemployment rate is one-half of a percentage point below its June 2022 rate of 4.3%, state data shows.
President Joe Biden brings ‘Bidenomics’ tour to Philly Shipyard
In his sixth trip to the City of Brotherly Love so far this year, President Joe Biden visited the Philly Shipyard on Thursday to tout his record on manufacturing and clean energy jobs, and the economy in general. “I’m here today to talk about what we’re doing to invest in America, invest in Pennsylvania, invest […]
Pa.’s unemployment rate was 4% in May
The commonwealth’s May 2023 unemployment rate is three-tenths of a percent lower than its May 2022 rate of 4.3%, state data shows.
Pa’s unemployment rate was 4.1% in April
Nationally, the unemployment rate was 3.4% in April, down from 3.5% in March.
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.
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.
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.
Pa.’s unemployment rate drops to 4.2 percent
The commonwealth’s August 2022 unemployment rate is 1.9 percentage points below its August 2021 unemployment rate, according to the state Department of Labor and Industry.
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.