Pennsylvania’s Jobless Rate Drops for 8th Straight Month

Nov 24, 2021 | Member News

By The Associated Press

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Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate fell for the eighth month in a row in October, according to new state figures, as payrolls grew but the labor force shrank amid an ongoing struggle for employers to find workers.

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 6% from September’s rate, according to state Department of Labor and Industry figures released Friday, November 19.