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Tag Archives: Harrisburg

1,500 net jobs lost in October: study

While economic indicators remain high for the U.S. economy as a whole, the central and southeastern Pennsylvania regions have been beset by tumultuous global trade and a weak manufacturing sector for the last year and a half, according to a recently published study by analysts at RKL, a business consulting firm based in Lancaster

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Nuke debate expected to reignite this fall

Nuclear-industry advocates intend to regroup this summer and assess their best strategy for reintroducing legislation this fall to support nuclear plants, with the goal of giving state leaders time to debate whether to help the industry financially as deadlines near for closing the Beaver Valley plant in western Pennsylvania, several observers noted.

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Overtime calculation in court crosshairs

In April the Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard arguments in a 2013 lawsuit brought by salaried employees against their employer, General Nutrition Centers. The dispute centers on the calculation of overtime hours, as workers felt they were entitled to more pay under the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act than what they were given under the federal Fair ...

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