City officials also said the unemployment rate declined to 8% in March 2014 from 8.3% in February, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Officials say Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.4% in January.
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.
Philly, you’re good at a lot of things, but according to a new study saving money may not be one of them.
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.
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.
Can your employer legally fire you for what you do off duty?
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.
As the economy continues to struggle and the income gap widens, residents the country’s richest states continue to prosper.