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‘I’m still unemployed’: Millions in dire situation as savings start to run out

….for the unemployed, the picture changed abruptly once the extra $600 a week ran out at the end of July.


Updated: October 16, 2020 | 11:00 am

Pennsylvania sees another big monthly drop in jobless rate

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was 8.1% in September, down 2.3 percentage points from August’s adjusted rate of 10.4%, the state Department of Labor and Industry said.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Survey finds business owners adapting to COVID-19 pandemic changes despite economic concern

One-quarter of businesses in the commonwealth have cut workers since the start of the pandemic and nearly one-third reduced the number of hours employees worked.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA

More Pennsylvania inmates accused of fraudulently seeking jobless checks

While some of the accused never received the money, others are alleged to have reaped large amounts.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press