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Falls Creek man attacks wife over unemployment

FALLS CREEK – A Falls Creek man is in the Jefferson County Jail after he allegedly cut his wife's arm and strangled her during a fight at their home. State Police say 37-year-old Quintin Raybuck is charged with assault with a deadly weapon and strangulation... Read More.

Unemployment rate drops to 3.6% as 431,000 jobs added in March

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 431,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the latest figures released Friday by the Labor Department show. The biggest increases in employment in March occurred in leisure and hospitality (112,000) followed by professional and business services (102,000), retail trade (49,000)... Read More.

PA unemployment rate falls to 5.1%, lowest since Feb 2020

More than 80% of jobs lost have been recovered Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its preliminary employment situation report for February 2022. Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was down three-tenths of a percentage point over the month to 5.1... Read More.

Unemployment rate drops to 3.8% as 678,000 jobs added in February

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 678,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the latest figures released Friday by the Labor Department show, exceeding economists’ expectations. Economists had expected to see employment grow by around 440,000 new positions. The biggest increases in employment in February occurred in... Read More.

Weekend system maintenance for Unemployment Compensation

Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) is advising users of its systems, including Unemployment Compensation (UC) claimants, to expect intermittent outages throughout the Presidents Day holiday weekend due to routine system maintenance. The maintenance project, which will begin Saturday morning and end... Read More.

Reminders for filing taxes with unemployment benefits

Harrisburg, PA – Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier provided some additional guidance to Pennsylvanians who claimed unemployment compensation (UC) benefits in 2021 and are preparing to file their tax return using the 1099-G tax form. Department guidance is also available... Read More.