GE-Hitachi set to close Canonsburg plant Oct. 29
The GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Custom Fabrication Plant in Canonsburg will close Oct. 29, according to a notice filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
State jobless rate rises to 5.7 percent
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released unemployment statistics Friday, and the July figure was the first gain statewide since June 2012.
Pa. jobless rate ticked up slightly in July
Yet, Pennsylvania's jobless rates was still five-tenths of a percentage point below the national rate of 6.2 percent, which also ticked up one-tenth of a point in July.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
WTAE to host gubernatorial debate between Corbett, Wolf
Pennsylvania's gubernatorial candidates may not see eye to eye on many things, but they agreed Wednesday to participate in three debates heading into the Nov. 4 election.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
The York Daily Record
First Corbett-Wolf debate might be at chamber dinner
A Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry dinner in Hershey next month is shaping up as the likely venue for the first debate between Gov. Tom Corbett and Tom Wolf.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Snow, salt and fire: Hot topics in Palmer Township
Fire Commissioner Stephen Gallagher updated supervisors on changes he would like to see requiring inspections of all commercial and industrial buildings, all 400 of them.
Envelope maker Cenveo to lay off 108 in Exton
Cenveo, which is one of the largest envelope manufacturers in the country is based Stamford, Conn.
Clarion Blueprint Communities Training Continues; Draft Vision to be Presented Aug. 26
Four additional community workshops are scheduled in August as part of the Blueprint Communities initiative, a Clarion Borough project in cooperation with Clarion University.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
PA oil and gas jobs projected to grow, new study reveals
Oil and gas employment is projected to continue growing by the end of 2014, though not as much as last year, according to a recent employment survey by the Marcellus Shale Coalition.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
York-Hanover unemployment rate drops on lower participation rate
The jobless rate dropped from 5.4 to 5.2 percent because fewer people were counted in the labor force, according to statistics released by the state Department of of Labor & Industry.
Pittsburgh unemployment down in June
Unemployment in Pittsburgh fell below the overall state unemployment rate in June, according to data released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Health sectorfactor in crisis
A think tank's recent health care employment analysis reflects the role medical fields play in the region's unemployment crisis.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
News, Sports, Jobs, Community Information
Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley made a couple of stops in Warren on Friday, first to hold a business round table to brainstorm ideas with community leaders for making Pa., and Warren, better.
JOBS1st Summit coming to Pittsburgh
Julia Hearthway, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, said the goal of the upcoming JOBS1st Summit is to create actionable results.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Philadelphia Public Record
Another Opinion: Covering Up Unemployment In Pennsylvania
BY FRANK A. SIRIANNI/ Lately we have all been reading that Gov. Tom Corbett is taking credit for the alleged "relatively low" unemployment rate here in Pennsylvania.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Solar energy seminar is scheduled in...
Quick, start naming the top 10 states in the country for producing solar power. Florida would be an accurate first choice, and then most people would round out their guesses by continuing along the country's southern tier of states.