PA Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.6 percent    

The state Department of Labor and Industry has announced that Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate for November dropped from 7.3% to 6.6%, below the national unemployment rate of 6.7%. Over the past six months, Pennsylvania has recovered 57.7% of its total non-farm jobs lost in March and April. However, it should be noted that the new rate does not include the impact of the latest mitigation orders issued in early December, which closed indoor dining and indoor entertainment facilities Click here to learn more about the unemployment rate.