Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Drops to 10.3 Percent in August

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped by 2.2 percentage points in August, settling at 10.3 percent as the state continues to plot an economic recovery after the coronavirus ushered forth record-high unemployment earlier in the year. The economy added over 59,000 nonfarm jobs last month, with unemployment down by 144,000 and employment up by 86,000, according to the state Department of Labor and Industry.