Pa. Unemployment Rate Down in September
Last updated 11/3/2021 at 3:53pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its preliminary employment situation report for September 2021.
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point over the month to 6.2 percent in September. The U.S. rate fell four-tenths of a percentage point from its August level to 4.8 percent. The commonwealth’s unemployment rate was 0.9 percentage points below its September 2020 level and the national rate declined 3.0 points over the year.
Pennsylvania’s civilian labor force – the estimated number of residents working or looking for work...