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
In September, Block Communications announced that if it’s unable to reach satisfactory agreements with its unions by Dec. 31, the Pittsburgh Post-​Gazette may be sold. News outlets reported it as a provocative salvo in stalled negotiations, but it would be a mistake to view the release as posturing.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading The observer: Winter ’07
Opening the lecture series named in his honor, Community College of Allegheny County graduate Robert Mill described labor-​management relations in western Pennsylvania as “a regional asset, as much as the zoo and the ball parks. We are the first out of the recession because our community relationships are so exquisite.“

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2012
  • Sub Heading Management and labor leaders call for more training to prepare for the new “industrial renaissance“
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