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Latest Unemployment Statistics
April 2015
April 2014
April 2015
April 2014
Civilian Labor Force 6,393,000 6,379,000 157,072,000 155,420,000
Employment 6,053,000 5,995,000 148,523,000 145,724,000
Unemployment 340,000 384,000 8,549,000 9,696,000
Unemployment Rate 5.3 6.0 5.4 6.2


May 22, 2015
PA Unemployment Rate remains at 5.3% in April
Pennsylvania’s rate was one-tenth of a percentage point below the U.S. rate of 5.4 percent, which was down one-tenth of a percentage point in April.   Read More

May 13, 2015
Secretary Manderino Confirmed by Senate
Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement regarding today’s confirmation by the Pennsylvania Senate of 5 department secretaries, including L&&I Secretary Kathy Manderino  Read More

May 7, 2015
PA Department of Labor & Industry Will Host Blindness Awareness Expo
The Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services, along with the Advisory Committee for the Blind of Pennsylvania, will host the 2015 Blindness Awareness Exo in the Main Rotunda of the State Capitol on June 2.  Read More

April 17, 2015
PA Unemployment Rate at 5.3% in March
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate increased by one-tenth of a percentage point in March to 5.3 percent.   Read More

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