Work is a fact of life for nearly 1.2 million southwestern Pennsylvanians. Some love what they do; others, not so much. Either way, work consumes a healthy share of their time and energy. Their weeks are structured around it. It’s what puts money in their pockets.

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2018
Unemployment fell in southwestern Pennsylvania in April compared to one year earlier, but the region’s labor force continues to shrink.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading May 30, 2018
Employers continue to add to their payrolls in southwestern Pennsylvania in May, although there are signs it might be slowing.

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  • Issue Quarter Pittsburgh Today
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading June 15, 2018
With recession upon us and its attendant unease, taking stock is an unavoidable activity for people like me in the information business. The exercise is made more intense because the past 30 years in Pittsburgh have been times of high drama that attracted international attention and visitors coming to see for themselves.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Our city’s employment
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