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Pa. Unemployment Rate Lowest Since Nov. 2008

Officials say Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.4% in January.

03/07/2014

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Phila. Group Says End of Unemployment Benefits Will Cause Cascading Job Losses

The Philadelphia Unemployment Project says the region will lose tens of thousands of additional jobs due to the expiration of federal unemployment benefits for those already jobless.

02/25/2014

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Study: Philly Residents Not The Best At Saving Money

Philly, you’re good at a lot of things, but according to a new study saving money may not be one of them.

02/24/2014

Stigall Show Log 1.13.14

Chris continues to cover the aftermath of Chris Christie’s bridge scandal and digs into the case of the “Swiss Cheese Pervert” in Mayfair. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup and James Carville, who will be at the Free Library of Philadelphia tonight.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/13/2014

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Holiday Help For Families Affected By Loss Of Unemployment Benefits

Without action from Congress, action that isn’t expected, Hamilton will join nearly 200,000 people in the Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey who are about to lose special unemployment benefits that will shrink from 63 weeks of coverage to 26.

12/24/2013

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NJ’s Unemployment Rate Experiences Largest Monthly Drop Ever

Preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that unemployment fell .6 percentage points to 7.8 percent in November and that employers added 16,900 jobs.

12/19/2013

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Jersey Shore Town Among Top American Cities Losing Jobs

Coming in fourth for job loss, the town’s unemployment rate was a whopping 11.1% in October.

12/17/2013

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In Philadelphia, A Call For Restoration of Extended Federal Jobless Benefits

“It’s the ol’ bang for the buck. You spend a buck on unemployment, by some estimates you get more than $1.70 back,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa., right) said.

12/16/2013

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Hundreds Attend Job Fair As Veterans Battle Unemployment At Home

Veterans come together at Lincoln Financial Field hoping to chart the next step in their lives — post-military service.

11/07/2013

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Gov. Corbett Puts An End To “Triple-Dipping”

Governor Corbett has signed a bill that will put an end to so-called “triple-dipping” by retired state employees who return to state work and then collect unemployment.

10/27/2013

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Study: Are Millennials A Lost Generation?

Comprehensive research out of Georgetown University claims that shifting “economic realities” and an increasingly non-linear relationship between work, education and retirement is behind the lag in transition to adulthood.

10/11/2013

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Fired For ‘Off-Duty’ Behavior

Can your employer legally fire you for what you do off duty?

10/11/2013

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Fired In Public

AOL chief Tim Armstrong, in the middle of a speech to thousand people, interrupted himself to fire his creative director out loud, then continued speaking. Some have suggested the creative director should sue.

10/03/2013

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New Jersey, Delaware Among Richest States In The Country

As the economy continues to struggle and the income gap widens, residents the country’s richest states continue to prosper.

09/24/2013

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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.

09/13/2013

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