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Latest Unemployment Statistics
November 2014
November 2013
November 2014
November 2013
Civilian Labor Force 6,368,000 6,427,000 156,397,000 155,284,000
Employment 6,045,000 5,982,000 147,287,000 144,443,000
Unemployment 323,000 445,000 9,110,000 10,841,000
Unemployment Rate 5.1 6.9 5.8 7.0


December 19, 2014
PA Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.1% in November, Lowest Rate in More Than Six Years
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate declined by three-tenths of a percentage point in November to 5.1 percent, the commonwealth's lowest rate in more than six years.  Read More

October 29, 2014
Pilot Grant Awarded to Fund First Statewide Program of Support Services Providers (SSPs) for Pennsylvanians Who Are Deaf-Blind
Governor Tom Corbett announced today that the Department of Labor & Industry has partnered with the PA Statewide Independent Living Council to award a $425,000 grant to the Center for Independent Living of Central PA.  Read More

October 17, 2014
PA Unemployment Rate Declines to 5.7% in September
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate declined by one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.7 percent in September. The commonwealth’s rate was two-tenths of a percentage point below the U.S. rate of 5.9 percent.   Read More

September 29, 2014
Pennsylvania’s Job-Matching Site, JobGateway®, Reaches Record-High 250,000 Available Jobs
Continuing to advance his JOBS1stPA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett today announced that JobGateway®, the state’s website that matches available jobs to qualified individuals looking for work, reached a record-high in job postings in September.   Read More

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