According to the national employment situation report, the national unemployment rate is at 3.5 percent which is .2 percent lower than August.
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Pittsburgh Unemployment Down Nearly Two Percent Since 2021
As released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics report earlier last month, Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in August, down from 4.3 percent in July.
PA’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.2 Percent
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.2 percent in August, according to state data released on Friday.
Pennsylvania Unemployment Lowest Since 2000
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report Friday, September 16 with unemployment and jobs data from August.
Governor Wolf Announces New Plan to Boost Apprenticeship Program
On September 6, Governor Tom Wolf announced that he would be adding $297,000 towards the state’s pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship grant program which will help continue Western Pennsylvania Bricklayers Masonry Training Program.
National Unemployment Stabilizes as Pennsylvania Unemployment Continues to Fall￼
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its June jobs report, showing that the U.S. added 372,000 new jobs.
390,000 New Jobs Added to Economy, Provides Some Relief Amid Growing Fears of Recession
Pennsylvania has seen a slow but steady increase month-by-month.
Jobs and Payrolls Climbing in Pennsylvania
As of May 2022, Pennsylvania has recovered more than 80% of the 1.1 million jobs lost in the early months of the pandemic.
More Opportunities for Diverse Contractors to Improve Pennsylvania Communities
Changes were introduced to improve opportunities for minority, women, LGBT, veteran and disabled owned businesses to compete for state government contracts.
Pennsylvania Jobs Nearly Return to Pre-Pandemic Level
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry reported that 80 percent of jobs lost since the start of the pandemic have been recovered, and the state’s unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent from February to March.