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.
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.
Coming in fourth for job loss, the town’s unemployment rate was a whopping 11.1% in October.
“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.
Veterans come together at Lincoln Financial Field hoping to chart the next step in their lives — post-military service.
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.
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.
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As the economy continues to struggle and the income gap widens, residents the country’s richest states continue to prosper.
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.
The unemployment rate was 7.5 percent as of July 2013 in Pennsylvania and eight percent in the Philadelphia area.
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Even though the unemployment board may require written notice of termination, there’s no law that requires employers to provide written notice to a terminated employee.
Being unemployed has some benefits – you certainly have more time to take a vacation. But if you’re looking for actual benefits, that’s probably not a great plan.