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The landscaping company made famous by the bizarre Rudy Giuliani press conference will help train jobless residents for landscaping careers under a new job training program.

U.S. unemployment claims decline to 900,000, but that’s still a historically high level

The Labor Department's report Thursday underscored that President Joe Biden has inherited an economy that faltered this winter as virus cases spiked.

U.S. unemployment claims decline to 900,000, but that’s still a historically high level

The Labor Department's report Thursday underscored that President Joe Biden has inherited an economy that faltered this winter as virus cases spiked.

Essential workers exposed to COVID-19 are reporting to work when they can’t get paid to quarantine

Custodians, airport workers, and SEPTA workers have to decide: Can I afford to miss two weeks of pay? Or should I risk infecting coworkers and customers?

Essential workers exposed to COVID-19 are reporting to work when they can’t get paid to quarantine

Custodians, airport workers, and SEPTA workers have to decide: Can I afford to miss two weeks of pay? Or should I risk infecting coworkers and customers?

U.S. weekly unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as coronavirus takes toll

The number was the most since late August and a sign that the resurgent virus has likely escalated layoffs.

U.S. weekly unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as coronavirus takes toll

The number was the most since late August and a sign that the resurgent virus has likely escalated layoffs.
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Delaware County DA is charging a contractor with misclassifying its workers

It's a reflection of how local prosecutors are increasingly cracking down on the mistreatment of workers.

Your rights when you’re looking for a job and you have a criminal record

If you’re looking for work and you have a criminal record, and how should prospective employers handle your application? Here is what you need to know.

U.S. Labor Dept. sues to void Local 98 leadership election, alleging Johnny Doc and others threatened union rivals

“It’ll be a long three years if you lose,” Dougherty is accused of telling one potential opposition candidate for an executive board post. The suit, if successful, would force a new union vote.

U.S. unemployment claims slipped last week to a still-high 787,000

Thursday's figure from the Labor Department, a slight decline from the previous week, showed that many employers are still cutting jobs during the pandemic.

The 10 most important figures in Philadelphia labor in 2020

From library workers to sanitation worker influencers, here's a look at the people and organizations who shaped the labor movement in Philadelphia this past year.

The path to a more lucrative career could start with this new online tool from the Philly Fed

A new software tool can help people find new jobs that draw upon their existing skills - but pay much more.

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Tracking more than Santa: The 3 Philly rocket science firms Paul Graziani didn’t sell are growing fast

Cesium, which tracks Santa’s path every Christmas for NORAD, has moved to Center City Philadelphia and plans rapid growth after separating from AGI.

Online holiday shopping is crushing warehouse workers during the pandemic. But overtime is a powerful lure.

Shipping company and Postal Service workers are putting in serious overtime to deliver packages this holiday, but in the process risk exposing themselves to COVID-19.

Overtime for Philly workers hit a record $200 million this year. A state oversight board wants a plan to reduce those costs.

Mayor Kenney acknowledged the poor outlook for city finances, as he warned that the budget he proposes in March for the next fiscal year is likely “not going to be pretty.”

SEPTA union is considering legal action over COVID-19 quarantine policy

TWU Local 234 says SEPTA’s policy incentivizes workers to work when they may be sick or have been exposed to COVID-19.

Postal workers around Philly describe massive delays as holiday packages pile up: ‘We can’t deliver the mail’

The widespread delays are caused by a massive staffing shortage due to rising coronavirus cases combined with a record rush of holiday packages as more people shop online.

U.S. unemployment claims climbed to 885,000 last week amid the coronavirus resurgence

The number of claims was much higher than the 800,000 that economists had expected.

How some Philly small businesses are rethinking the office party during the pandemic

Here are ways to celebrate, have fun and provide a bit of bonding for your staff during what has been a difficult year for many.

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