Pennsylvania's workforce development system enables businesses and workers to compete in the worldwide, knowledge-based economy. The workforce system will enhance employer competitiveness and innovation, while preparing Pennsylvanians for new careers in higher-wage jobs, effectively improving the quality of life for our most valuable resource-our citizens.
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
August 15, 2014 PA Unemployment Rate at 5.7% in July Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate rose in July to 5.7 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from June. This was the first gain in the state unemployment rate since June 2012. Read More
June 24, 2014 L&I Introduces a New, More Efficient System to Help Expedite UC Claims Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) is partnering with the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) to bring employers a solution to help businesses efficiently and accurately speed the processing of claimsRead More