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Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at Historic Low

In its October 2023 employment situation report, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry revealed that the state’s unemployment rate held steady at a historic low of 3.4%, unchanged from the previous month and notably below the national rate of 3.9%. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate in October 2023 was a full percentage point lower than the same …

Job Growth Shows Strong Labor Market

The United States added 336,000 new jobs in September, according to the monthly report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Average hourly wages rose 4.2 percent from a year earlier and by 7 cents, or 0.2 percent, compared to August. The national unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent, the same as in August.  The …