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  1. York's seasonal unemployment rate drops to 4.9 percent in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | York Dispatch

    The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the York area in April dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.9 percent, according to a news release by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. The rate represents a six-tenths of a percentage point drop from April 2014 and 4.2 percentage point drop from February 2010, the height of the economic recession.

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  2. Pennsylvania shows biggest 1-month jobs gain since 1990sRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | York Dispatch

    Pennsylvania's unemployment rate broke a string of three monthly increases in April as employers recorded the biggest one-month jobs gain in nearly two decades. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that an April survey of employers showed that payrolls grew by 27,000 jobs, the biggest one-month jump since February 1996.

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  3. Pennsylvania jobless rate rose slightly in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | York Dispatch

    Pennsylvania's unemployment rate rose in March for the third straight month, as the number of jobs declined and the ranks of job-seekers increased. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday the 5.3 percent rate was up from 5.2 percent in February, when payrolls hit a record high that offset the last of the job losses from the recession.

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  4. Pennsylvania jobless rate creeps up, payrolls down in Jan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | York Dispatch

    The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that the seasonally adjusted rate in January was 5.1 percent. The department had initially put December's rate at 4.8 percent, a post-recession low, but it has since revised it higher to 5 percent.

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  5. Wolf administration to show how it will challenge gas industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | York Dispatch

    Gov. Tom Wolf, who ran last year with the backing of environmental groups, will soon be giving a first glimpse at how his administration will approach the powerful Marcellus Shale natural gas industry. Next week, Wolf's Department of Environmental Protection is preparing to release its plans to update various rules over the drilling industry, including how it must prevent methane leaks and how it must handle toxic wastewater.

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  6. EDITORIAL: Don't bench judges at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | York Dispatch

    For a long time that was the age at which they could collect full Social Security benefits, although it's now 67 for anyone born after 1959. In some cases, older people continue working because they can't afford not to.

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  7. More than 100 people to lose jobs at Clark America in York, AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | York Dispatch

    More than 100 employees will be out of work in April as C&J Clark Americas Inc. announced the closing of two local facilities, coinciding with the opening of a new facility in the Hanover area. On Feb. 6, company vice president for logistics Christopher Bentley alerted the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry that the company would be closing its facilities located at 240 Kindig Lane, Conewago Township, Adams County, and 26 Barnhart Drive, Penn Township.

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  8. Unemployment drops in York County, more job openings than unemployed in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | York Dispatch

    Unemployment in York County continued its slow decline, dropping another two tenths of one percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 4.6 percent in December. The unemployment rate is down 1.8 percentage points since December of 2013 and is at its lowest level since June 2008.

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  9. Pennsylvania jobless rate falls to latest post-recession lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | York Dispatch

    Pennsylvania's unemployment rate fell below the 5 percent mark for the first time since 2008, dropping by three-tenths of a percentage point in December for the third straight month. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that the seasonally adjusted rate in December was 4.8 percent, Pennsylvania's post-recession low.

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  10. Wolf names head of Lancaster school district as education secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | York Dispatch

    Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says Lancaster school district superintendent Pedro Rivera is his choice for secretary of the Department of Education and former state lawmaker Kathy Manderino will be named secretary of the Department of Labor and Industry. Wolf said Monday that Rivera "has greatly improved student performances and college readiness, as well as the district's finances."

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  11. Unemployment drops to 4.8 percent in York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Bolstered by work at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in York County and the York-Hanover metropolitan area fell to 4.8 percent in November, according to Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Year to year the unemployment rate for the local metropolitan area is down by 1.8 percentage points and is now a full percentage point lower than the national average of 5.8 percent, a report released Tuesday stated.

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  12. Pennsylvania jobless rate falls, hiring flattensRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Pennsylvania's jobless rate fell by three-tenths of a percentage point in November for the second straight month, even as payrolls remained static. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that the seasonally adjusted rate in November was 5.1 percent, Pennsylvania's post-recession low.

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