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Survey Finds Mother’s Value Totals More Than $65K A Year

The survey used wage data form the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find the financial value of a mom’s contribution to the home.


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New Rule Requires Unemployed In Pa. To Register On Job-Matching Site Or Lose Benefits

The new requirement was mandated by the legislature in 2011 but it was only recently that the state agency that reviews proposed regulations gave final approval.


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Philadelphia Unemployment Rate Lagging Behind National Recovery

“The recession started over five years ago, and we still are not anywhere near recovered,” says John Dodds, executive director of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project.


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PA’s Improving Job Picture Hurts Thousands Still In Need Of Federal Extended Unemployment Benefits

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate is down. That’s good news for those who’ve found a job, but bad news for thousands of others who’ve been out of work for a long time.


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Pennsylvania’s High Unemployment Triggers Period Of Extended Benefits

Tens of thousands of Pennsylvania residents will soon be eligible for an additional several weeks of unemployment benefits.