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Advocates say some people applying for state unemployment benefits have had trouble doing so for the last two years. They’re asking Pennsylvania’s Labor & Industry Department to more fully address those issues.
The gap between Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate and the national rate is among the widest it has been in decades.
More than two years after the first pandemic-related business shutdowns, tens of thousands of unemployment claims continue to plague Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation system.
“That’s a remarkable number. We had never seen a number like that … in any state across the nation.”
Pennsylvania’s payrolls grew again in December as the unemployment rate fell for the 10th straight month.