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Pennsylvania payrolls grew in December amid labor shortage

Pennsylvania’s payrolls grew again in December as the unemployment rate fell for the 10th straight month.

By The Associated Press

Unemployment fraud problems continue for state, laid-off claimants in Pennsylvania

440,000 unemployment claims have been flagged as potentially fraudulent between when its new computer system went online last summer and the end of 2021.
By Kate Giammarise/WESA

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Payrolls grow, but Pennsylvania’s labor force shrinks again

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate fell for the ninth month in a row and payrolls grew again in November, but the labor force shrank.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania’s jobless rate drops for 8th straight month

In a separate survey of employers, payrolls in Pennsylvania grew in October by 19,000, to closer to 5.8 million.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania workers were least likely in U.S. to quit their jobs in August

Some 120,000 Pennsylvanians quit their jobs in August, about 2.1% of the state’s workforce, according to data released Friday.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

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

Pa. to refund $19 million to 109,000 people it overcharged in unemployment benefit error

The state first learned it had overcharged thousands of people unemployment interest in 2016, but didn’t disclose it until Spotlight PA asked about the problem.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA