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Company creates Pennsylvania manufacturing jobs

Posted on January 4, 2017

The state is busy creating more Pennsylvania manufacturing jobs. Ventura Foods, a producer of custom and proprietary dressings, sauces, and other flavorings, will expand operations in Chambersburg, Franklin County, a move that will create 157 new jobs. “Upon adding 157 new, full-time employees, Ventura Foods will have a workforce of more than 600 at its […]


Pennsylvania unemployment rate declines

Posted on January 4, 2017

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that one area showed that the Pennsylvania unemployment rate declined. Unemployment rates were lower in November than a year earlier in 271 of the 387 metropolitan areas, higher in 90 areas, and unchanged in 26 areas, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. In November, the lowest unemployment […]


Hospitality jobs in Pennsylvania grow

Posted on December 10, 2016

The number of hospitality jobs in Pennsylvania has grown, according to a recent labor release. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point from September to 5.8 percent. Pennsylvania’s civilian labor force was up 8,000 from September to 6,531,000. Resident employment increased by 3,000 while the unemployment count rose 5,000. Total nonfarm jobs […]


Program protects those with Pennsylvania retail jobs

Posted on December 10, 2016

A new program is helping to protect those with Pennsylvania retail jobs. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is launching an enforcement initiative focused on protecting people employed in the retail industry in the greater Wilkes Barre area. The agency’s Regional Emphasis Program for the Retail Industry will institute a program […]


New site could boost Washington labor jobs

Posted on December 10, 2016

The new location for the Department of Labor headquarters could boost Washington, D.C. labor jobs. The U.S. General Services Administration, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, announced the conclusion of the site evaluations for the new DOL headquarters. GSA has identified three sites as potential locations. The conclusion of the site evaluations is […]


Partnerships to create Pennsylvania jobs

Posted on November 8, 2016

A slew of new grants is going towards creating Pennsylvania jobs. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry recently awarded a total of $4.6 million in Industry Partnership grants to fund 28 partnerships among 19 workforce development boards across the state. The Industry Partnerships, in turn, will train more than 5,000 participants in the advanced […]


Education jobs in Pennsylvania grow

Posted on November 8, 2016

The number of education jobs in Pennsylvania has grown, according to recent labor statistics. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was unchanged from August at 5.7 percent. Pennsylvania’s rate remained above that of the United States, which increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.0 percent in September. Pennsylvania’s civilian labor force was up 7,000 from August to […]


Tour looks at Pennsylvania manufacturing jobs

Posted on November 8, 2016

A new tour by state officials is highlighting Pennsylvania manufacturing jobs. Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Chemcut Wet Process Manufacturing in State College. “Governor Wolf’s vision for Pennsylvania of jobs that pay, schools that teach, and government that works includes a vibrant manufacturing sector full […]


Relocation creates marketing jobs in Pennsylvania

Posted on October 7, 2016

The relocation of one company is creating marketing jobs in Pennsylvania. MNG Direct, a multichannel marketing solutions company, will consolidate its operations from three locations to its Bensalem, Bucks County headquarters. The move will create 57 new, high-wage jobs. “The bio-pharma industry in the southeast region of Pennsylvania is particularly strong, so it is a […]


Grants can help some youth with Maryland jobs

Posted on September 29, 2016

Some grant money may go towards helping those youth with Maryland jobs. The Department of Labor has awarded $80.3 million in YouthBuild grants to non-profit organizations in 35 states to help young people struggling to reach key educational and career milestones and to equip themselves to be successful in the workforce and engaged in their communities. […]


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