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Pennsylvania’s labor force shrank, payrolls flat in August

Payrolls remained virtually flat as employers, such as restaurants and school bus companies, struggle to find enough employees.

By The Associated Press

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Appalachian Commission distributes $46 million for projects — including more than $8 Million for Pa.

Pennsylvania has 52 counties considered part of the Appalachia region – including Juniata, Mifflin, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder, and Union.
By The Associated Press

Gov. Wolf’s coronavirus business waiver program was flawed, secretive, Pa. auditor says

Though the program was well-intentioned — designed to provide relief to businesses during the early months of the pandemic shutdown — it was confusing and lacked transparency and accountability.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA

Rite Aid moving headquarters from Cumberland County to Philadelphia

The company plans to maintain a “collaboration hub" in the Camp Hill area.
By The Associated Press

The pandemic labor market through the eyes of Philly’s immigrant restaurant workers

The lack of social safety net in the undocumented immigrant community pushed many people towards other professions. At the same time, the higher vacancies in restaurants created newfound leverage in salary negotiations for some who have remained.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY