Labor

L&I Takes Action to Improve Unemployment Compensation Customer Service 

The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) is taking action to make it easier for Pennsylvanians with questions or issues to reach the department....

UPMC Raises Minimum Starting Wage to $15 an Hour for Central...

UPMC increased minimum starting salaries for entry-level positions at UPMC Pinnacle facilities to $15/hour in January, including its UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg, Community Osteopathic, West Shore,...

Extraction Tax on Natural Gas Industry would Fund Governor’s “Back to...

The COVID-19 global pandemic has affected Pennsylvania workers, businesses and communities.  Governor Tom Wolf unveiled his “Back to Work PA” plan and he wants...

Penndot may Charge Tolls on 9 Bridges in Pennsylvania to fund...

Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation says it may charge tolls on nine bridges in the state to help generate cash to fund improvements and upgrades. ...

New Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation Program Starts Sunday

Department of Labor & Industry Acting Secretary Jennifer Berrier today announced eligible Pennsylvanians can begin applying for the new Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation (MEUC)...

PA L&I Provides Update on PEUC, PUA Unemployment Programs

Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Acting Secretary Jennifer Berrier provided an update on the recent Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) and Pandemic Unemployment...

Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate Declines to 6.7 Percent in December

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its employment situation report for December 2020. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was down 0.1 percentage points over...

AG Shapiro leads Coalition of 9 Attorneys General in Federal Lawsuit...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul led a coalition of nine attorneys general in filing a lawsuit over allowing...

$600 Pandemic Relief for Eligible Child Care Employees in Pennsylvania

Governor Tom Wolf announced the opportunity for one-time, $600 grant for child care workers across Pennsylvania. The funds are available to child care providers...

Governor Wolf Announces $4.7 Million for Job Training by Businesses Seeking...

Governor Tom Wolf today announced nearly $4.7 million in PAsmart Next Generation Industry Partnership grants were awarded to bolster workforce development across Pennsylvania. “Employers need...

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