HARRISBURG – The PA Department of Labor & Industry reported that the state’s unemployment rate was unchanged, remaining at the record low of 3.4% in November. The U.S. unemployment rate was down two-tenths of a percentage point from October to 3.7%. The state‘s unemployment rate was one full percentage point below its November 2022 level of 4.4%, while the national rate was up one-tenth of a percentage point over the year. PA‘s civilian labor force – the estimated number of residents working or looking for work – was up 17,000 over the month due to gains in both resident employment and unemployment. PA‘s total non-farm jobs were up 10,900 over the month to a record high. This was the 34th increase in the past three years and the 10th month so far in 2023 to set a record high. Jobs increased from October in five of the 11 industry super-sectors with the largest gain in education & health services.