Governor Tom Corbett presented his proposed 2014 – 15 budget February 4. The address, before a joint session of the PA legislature, took place in the PA House chamber.
L&I Secretary Julia Hearthway and Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker presented a post-budget address later that afternoon in the Capitol Media Center to discuss Jobs1st PA, the governor’s initiative to foster job creation and economic development in the commonwealth.
Are you a UC claimant looking for a career or a business looking to hire? Keystone Works provides business-driven training opportunities for eligible UC claimants. A claimant can continue to collect full UC benefits while participating in training provided by a business, and the business is entitled to receive incentive payments if the claimant is hired and certain requirements are met.
March 7, 2014 PA Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.4% in January Today, the Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for January 2014.Read More
March 5, 2014 Governor Corbett Launches Newest Feature on JobGateway℠, Pennsylvania’s Job-Matching Website Governor Corbett today unveiled Big Interview, the latest enhancement to Pennsylvania’s job-matching website, JobGateway℠. Big Interview, a mock interview tool to help job seekers prepare for the workforceRead More
March 4, 2014 Governor Corbett Launches JOBS1st PA Regional Partnership Grants to Strengthen Workforce Development Collaboration Governor Tom Corbett today announced the launch of JOBS1st PA Regional Partnership grants to increase employer engagement and develop employer-driven training programs Read More
February 4, 2014 Governor Corbett Invests in JOBS1st PA; Focuses on Make It in PA and Talented Workers in 2014-15 Budget Proposal Governor Tom Corbett’s 2014-15 budget proposal contains strategic investments in JOBS1st PA to create family-sustaining jobs for Pennsylvanians.Read More