The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry recently announced its October 2015 unemployment statistics for the commonwealth.
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Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino recently continued Pennsylvania’s Jobs that Pay tour by visiting Pittsburgh’s IBEW Local Union #5, joining the Senate Democratic Policy Committee in a roundtable discussion on curriculum integration.
October is Disability Employment Awareness Month in Pennsylvania, Gov. Wolf announced this week in Harrisburg, backed by the Departments of Human Services and Labor & Industry’s campaign to increase understanding of disabilities on a national level.
Commonwealth's unemployment rate last month matched September 2014 tally
Commonwealth's unemployment rate was three-tenths of a percentage point above U.S. rate.
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment report for May 2015 today in Harrisburg, showing a nearly imperceptible spike in unemployment from April and breaking other labor statistics down by category.
Pennsylvania’s Workplace Safety Committee Certification Program saved Commonwealth employers more than $4.6 million in workers' compensation costs last month, the Department of Labor and Industry said on Thursday. By establishing a safety committee, meeting certain requirements, applying for certification and receiving state approval, employers can benefit from the program, which is designed to help lower their workers’ compensation premiums by 5 percent annually.
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate for April was 5.3 percent, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry said Friday in its employment report for April 2015. The Keystone State’s overall unemployment rate was unchanged from March, the agency said. In comparison with the nation, Pennsylvania’s rate came in at one-tenth of a percentage point below the U.S. rate of 5.4 percent. The national figure was down one-tenth of a percentage point from the previous month.
As reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry on April 17 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the commonwealth’s unemployment rate increased by one-tenth of a percentage point in March to 5.3 percent.
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry said on Friday that the state’s overall unemployment rate increased by one-tenth of a percentage point in February, to 5.2 percent. This figure is three-tenths of a point below the national rate of 5.5 percent.
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percent in January to 5.1 percent, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry said on Friday. The rate was six-tenths of a percent lower than the national rate of 5.7 percent.
Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Julie Hearthway visited East Penn Manufacturing on Friday to celebrate National Manufacturing Day and the company’s plans for expansion, which will create more than 400 new jobs in Berks County.
As his JOBS1stPA initiative continues to gain steam, Gov. Tom Corbett announced that JobGateway, the state's website that matches available jobs to qualified individuals in need of employment, reached 250,000 job postings on Tuesday.