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Aug 24, 2004, 01:00 ET

New Book Documents Erosin of Teacher Pay, Says Economic Policy Institute, Keystone Research Center

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 26 the Washington D.C.-based Economic Policy Institute (EPI) and the Keystone...

Aug 23, 2004, 01:00 ET

2,800-Job Loss in July Marks Difficulty of Sustaining Recovery in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's job market recovery came to a halt in July as the state lost 2,800 jobs, according to an...

Jul 19, 2004, 01:00 ET

Mid-Year Review of Jobs Data Shows Pennsylvania Job Market Still Sluggish, Keystone Research Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A new review of Pennsylvania jobs data for the first six months of 2004 by the Keystone Research Center...

Jun 24, 2004, 01:00 ET

Job Training Survey Results Merit Broad Attention, Keystone Research Center Says

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Keystone Research Center today issued the following statement in response to the release of a survey...

Jun 22, 2004, 01:00 ET

May Job Numbers Up While Job Quality Lags, Keystone Research Center Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania economy generated jobs for the third month in a row in May, with jobs increasing even...

Jun 07, 2004, 01:00 ET

Beth Shulman, `Betrayal of Work' Author, to Address KRC's Third Annual Sol Hoffman Award Dinner

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally celebrated writer Beth Shulman, author of "The Betrayal of Work: How Low-Wage Jobs Failed 30...

Jun 03, 2004, 01:00 ET

New Ways of Working Together Symposium to Showcase Unique Education and Workforce Training Partnerships, Co-Sponsored by Keystone Research Center and the Labor Education Institute

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding new ways to prepare Pennsylvania's workers, educators and managers to meet the challenges of the...

May 24, 2004, 01:00 ET

Second Month of Job Gains Still Leaves PA With Large `Job Gap,' Keystone Research Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite continued job growth in April, Pennsylvania still has a significant job gap. The state has...

May 20, 2004, 01:00 ET

New Ways of Working Together Conference to Address Top PA Workplace Challenges

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Meeting workplace challenges imposed by historic economic changes in Pennsylvania will be the theme of...

May 13, 2004, 01:00 ET

Keystone Research Shows Pennsylvania Employment Shifts Away From Industries That Provide Health Insurance for Workers

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On average, only 52% of jobs in Pennsylvania's expanding industries offer health insurance to workers...

May 05, 2004, 01:00 ET

Beth Shulman, `Betrayal of Work' Author, to Address KRC's Third Annual Sol Hoffman Award Dinner

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally celebrated writer, Beth Shulman, author of The Betrayal of Work: How Low-Wage Jobs Failed 30...

Apr 05, 2004, 01:00 ET

PA Economy Gains 11,000 Jobs in March But Manufacturing Continues Decline, According to Keystone Research Center

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania economy created 11,000 new jobs in March, but manufacturing lost 1,600 jobs according...

Mar 23, 2004, 00:00 ET

State Tax Breaks Don't Grow Jobs, Research Shows; Pennsylvania Needs to Look for More Effective Job Creation Strategies, Says Keystone Research Center

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As the governor's manufacturing summit gets underway today in Lancaster to address the state's...

Mar 11, 2004, 00:00 ET

Pennsylvania Had 47,000 Fewer Jobs in 2003 Than Data Previously Showed; State in `Employment Recession'

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Revised data for December 2003 show that Pennsylvania had 47,000 fewer jobs than previously reported...

Jan 12, 2004, 00:00 ET

Latest Pennsylvania Employment Numbers Point to Continuing Employment Crisis; Keystone Research Center Says State Policy Action Needed

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The loss of 3,600 Pennsylvania jobs in December suggests the state still faces a deep employment...

Dec 19, 2003, 00:00 ET

Despite Lower Official Unemployment, Jobs Still in Short Supply in PA, Keystone Research Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Too few jobs and too few good jobs continue to be the economic story in Pennsylvania, despite a fall in...

Dec 18, 2003, 00:00 ET

31,000 NAFTA-Related Job Losses Deepen Manufacturing Crisis, Keystone Research Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In the context of slow overall job growth but still-plunging manufacturing employment, the Keystone...

Dec 09, 2003, 00:00 ET

State Business Subsidies Fuel Sprawl, New Keystone Research Study Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, members of the general public will be able to easily find out how and where state...

Nov 21, 2003, 00:00 ET

PA Still Losing Jobs - Falls 52,600 Short of Bush Administration `Jobs and Growth' Plan, Keystone Research Finds

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania's economy lost 3,900 jobs in October. Since June, it has generated 52,600 fewer jobs than...

Aug 30, 2003, 01:00 ET

Pennsylvania Wage Growth Stalls in Job Loss Recovery

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has lost 20,400 jobs since the recent recession ended in November 2001, and median wages...