Unemployment drops in Pa.

By WTAJ News

Published 03/07 2014 11:39AM

Updated 03/07 2014 11:42AM

HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY – Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor & Industry has released its employment situation report for January 2014, showing the unemployment rate is at its lowest level since November 2008.

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was at 6.4 percent in January, down from 6.8 percent in December. The national unemployment rate was at 6.6 percent for January.

January’s unemployment rate is the lowest since it was at 6.2 percent in November 2008. Unemployment has dropped 1.4 percentage points from January 2013, when it was at 7.8 percent.

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