Pennsylvania’s economy is still growing, but lags behind the national average | State

(Central Square) – Labor force participation hasn’t recovered to pre-pandemic levels and job openings are down, but employment growth in Pennsylvania “remains strong.”

The monthly economic survey for August from the Independent Fiscal Office has a cautiously optimistic tone, with positive results from four leading economic indicators. In terms of jobs, changes in wages and claims for unemployment insurance, the numbers are moving in a positive direction.

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