State jobless rates remains same

The number of private jobs hit new record high.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania's unemployment numbers for June were released Friday.

The number of jobless remained at 5.6 percent, which is the lowest rate since September of 2008.

That's half a percentage point below the national unemployment rate of 6.1 percent, which actually went down two-tenths of a point from May.

The state's rate was down nearly two percent from the same time a year ago.

Total non-farm jobs were up 1,800 in June to the highest level since September 2008.

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