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  • Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Rises In September 2011

    Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Rises In September 2011

    The Pennsylvania State unemployment rate for September 2011 rose a little to 8.3 percent, the state Department of Labor & Industry reported on Thursday 20th October. This figure is up from 8.2 percent in August 2011 but down 0.2 percentage points from September 2010’s unemployment […]

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  • Pennsylvania (PA) Unemployment Rate April

    Pennsylvania (PA) Unemployment Rate April

    Pennsylvania’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 9.0 percent in April, remaining unchanged from the March rate. Pennsylvania’s rate remained below the national rate of 9.9 percent and has been at or below the national rate for 85 of the past 88 months. The state’s rate […]

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  • PA Unemployment and the Economic Recovery

    PA Unemployment and the Economic Recovery

    The Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate for April 2010 is due to be announced by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on May 21st and PA unemployment levels are nearing double digits. But how does this affect the recovery within the state from the economic recession? High unemployment […]

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  • Pennsylvania Unemployment Situation: March 2010

    Pennsylvania Unemployment Situation: March 2010

    The Pennsylvania seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 9.0 percent in March, up one tenth of a percentage point from the February rate. Pennsylvania’s rate remained below the national rate of 9.7 percent and has been at or below the national rate for 84 of the […]

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  • Pennsylvania (PA) March 2010 Unemployment Rate Rises

    Pennsylvania (PA) March 2010 Unemployment Rate Rises

    The Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate for March 2010 rose from 8.9 percent to 9 percent, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry. The rate was up 1.5 percentage points from March 2009. The department said resident employment increased by 2,000 in March but the […]

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  • Pennsylvania (PA) Unemployment: What do the people think?

    Pennsylvania (PA) Unemployment: What do the people think?

    Pennsylvania residents say they're less worried about layoffs, though they still think economy's bad

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  • Pennsylvania (PA) Unemployment: Still a Lot of Work to Do

    Pennsylvania (PA) Unemployment: Still a Lot of Work to Do

    When the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases March unemployment statistics on Friday, economists will be looking to see if the trend toward recovery is reflected in the latest numbers. February’s numbers showed that the nation experienced a net job loss of 36,000, with the unemployment […]

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  • Pennsylvania (PA) February Unemployment Rate 2010

    Pennsylvania (PA) February Unemployment Rate 2010

    The states seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.9% in February, according to the state Department of Labor & Industry, up from 8.8% in January and lower than the 9.7% national average.

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  • More Pennsylvania (PA) Jobs Lost In 2009 Than Initially Thought

    More Pennsylvania (PA) Jobs Lost In 2009 Than Initially Thought

    The state Labor and Industry Department is newly estimating that Pennsylvania employers shed 195,000 jobs in 2009, or better than 1 in 30.

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  • Pennsylvania (PA) January 2010 unemployment rate at 8.8 percent

    Pennsylvania (PA) January 2010 unemployment rate at 8.8 percent

    Pennsylvania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.8 percent in January, according to the state Department of Labor & Industry, up from the year-ago rate of 6.8 percent.

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