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￼Citing Wage Growth Elsewhere in the Country, Gov. Wolf Calls to Raise State Minimum
Despite the challenges of the ongoing economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report highlights some good news for workers in Pennsylvania.
Number of women-owned firms are increasing each year, but still face challenges
In the past few years, women-owned businesses in Pennsylvania have been booming, while the rest of the country is catching up.
Lehigh Valley Employment Data February 2022
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently updated their labor force and employment related data for the Lehigh Valley metropolitan area.
Biden administration tackles gender pay gap issues for federal workers
The White House is taking action to address pay disparities that affect hundreds of thousands of federal workers.
Biden tightens ‘Made in America’ loophole to boost domestic manufacturing
The Biden administration on Friday announced that it had updated the rules for implementing the provisions of the Buy American Act of 1933 “to ensure taxpayer dollars create good-paying jobs here at home, strengthen critical supply chains, and position U.S. businesses to compete in strategic industries.”