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Latest Unemployment Statistics
 
  PA 
March 2015
PA 
March 2014
US 
March 2015
US 
March 2014
Civilian Labor Force 6,375,000 6,383,000 156,906,000 156,180,000
Employment 6,039,000 5,992,000 148,331,000 145,796,000
Unemployment 336,000 391,000 8,575,000 10,384,000
Unemployment Rate 5.3 6.1 5.5 6.6
 
 

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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

April 16, 2015
PA Department of Labor & Industry Releases Pennsylvania Career Guides
This year marks the first time the Pennsylvania Career Guide is being split into two editions, one targeted to middle school students and one to those in high school.  Read More

April 7, 2015
Pennsylvania Mayors Join Nationwide Effort to Recognize Impact of National Service
Pennsylvania mayors from 22 towns and cities joined more than 1,000 mayors nationwide to participate in the third annual Mayors’ Day of Recognition for National Service.  Read More

March 27, 2015
Wolf Administration Announces Significant Workers’ Comp Insurance Rate Cut While Maintaining Benefit Levels for Injured Workers
Workers’ comp insurance rates will drop 5.99 percent, effective April 1, reducing a key expense for many companies and saving Pennsylvania businesses an estimated $140 million this year.  Read More

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