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The 1 percent increase put the statewide jobs total at just over 1.95 million, according to estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In March, the state added 27,700 jobs, for 1.4 percent growth since March 2012. At the same time, the unemployment ...and more »
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 13.2 percent of the private construction workforce is in a union. The fight has played out at the federal level, too. The National Labor Relations Act prohibits pre-hire agreements on everything except construction ...
Pa. unemployment dipped in April, but still is higher than the national rate. Graph via Google, via the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Gov. Tom Corbett has staked his re-election on job creation. Here's a look at the latest employment numbers in Pennsylvania.and more »
The study ranked each area on 21 economic and work force indicators pulled from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Census American Community Survey and the website IHS. The study considers economic strengths, ...
Coincidentally, it was the same day the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that after several months of modest growth, Maryland had the third biggest spike in unemployment in the nation in April. Maryland lost more than 6.200 jobs, mostly in the hospitality ...and more »