Pennsylvania’s jobless rate holds steady at 4.6 percent

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate is holding steady at 4.6 percent.

The state Labor Department reported Friday no change in the rate from January to February. It’s at the lowest level since September 2007.

Total nonfarms jobs last month increased over 21,000 to a record high of 5.867 million in February.

Labor officials say the largest gain was in education and health services, up over 12,000 due mostly to education services.

The biggest drop was in manufacturing, following three consecutive gains.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s