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Pa.'s Unemployment Rate Declines to 6.7 Percent in December

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its employment report for December 2020, showing that Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was down 0.1 percentage points over the month to 6.7 percent in December, the eighth consecutive monthly decline.

The U.S. rate remained unchanged from November at 6.7 percent. The commonwealth's unemployment rate was 2.1 percentage points above its December 2019 level while the national rate was up 3.1 points over the year.

Pennsylvania's civilian labor force – the estimated number of residents working or looking for work – decreased 15,000 over...


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