For long-term unemployed, finding job a struggle
Vera Radice, 55, of Scranton, has been out of work for seven months after losing her customer service job.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
The York Daily Record
Pa. jobless rate falls again, hiring flat in Jan.
The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that Pennsylvania's unemployment rate fell four-tenths of a percentage point to 6.4 percent in January.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Corbett Launches JOBS1st PA Regional Partnership Grants to Strengthen ...
Gov. Tom Corbett has announced the launch of JOBS1st PA Regional Partnership grants to increase employer engagement and develop employer-driven training programs between workforce development and economic development organizations across Pennsylvania.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Job Cuts May Be Coming To Cinram
Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry tell us they have been in contact with Cinram Manufacturing in Olyphant about possible layoffs The facility in Olyphant used to be one of Lackawanna County's largest employers with a few thousand employees.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Fire at Pa. Garage Destroys City's Snow Plows
Feb. 28--INDUSTRY -- With a snowstorm approaching this weekend, a fire that broke out between 1 and 1:30 a.m. Friday destroyed a borough garage and its road salt and plow trucks inside.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Industry Borough Gets Helping Hand From Ohioville After Fire
Losing every piece of road equipment is a huge hit for the Borough of Industry in Beaver County, and the timing couldn't be worse.
Public Works Building Destroyed By Fire
The fire started around 1:30 a.m. at the building along Midland-Beaver Road, Route 68, at Engle Road.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
Hospital office's closing to displace 87 workers
Commonwealth Health's decision to close Wilkes-Barre General Hospital's business office in the Waterfront Complex in Plains Township will impact 87 employees, according to a notice filed with the state Department of Labor and Industry under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Erie Times News
Gas prices on the rise
Gasoline prices are on the rise, climbing 9 cents a gallon over the last week in western Pennsylvania, according to AAA.
Massage Therapy Practice Celebrates Grand Opening
Three and a half years ago, Moriah Gause was working as a part time massage therapist, traveling to people's homes to relieve chronic pain and muscle tension.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Pa. labor official pitches jobs website during Reading visit
The head of the state Department of Labor and Industry met with members of the Reading Chamber of Commerce at Reading Area Community College.
Industry Professionals Praise Reforms in Farm Bill Reauthorization
Industry professionals including farmers, foresters, conservationists, researchers, and policy advocates have praised the law as a historic improvement to federal agriculture policy that will support key areas of economic activity in Pennsylvania and across the country.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Erie Times News
Deciding on a job in healthcare
According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, eight of the top 20 fastest growing professions are in the healthcare.
Horsehead delays plant closure to March 1
Horsehead Holding Corp. has delayed the closing of its Monaca facility, according to a notice it issued with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Corbett moves to reappoint Powelson to PUC
Gov. Tom Corbett moved Tuesday to reappoint Robert F. Powelson of Kennett Square to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, or PUC.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
The York Daily Record
Voith Turbo receives Governor's Award for Safety Excellence
In this photo from 2012, a Voith Turbo employee works on a gear box for a WMATA train car.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Feds change way businesses take some deductions
Businesses might not be able to immediately deduct the entire cost of the repair expenses and will have to spread the deduction over the useful life of the capitalized asset, said Rich Kramer, a certified public accountant with Tax Management Group in Pittston.