Gender pay gap in Pa. greater than national average
Millions of children depend on their mothers' paychecks, but American women employed full time are bringing home 17.6 percent less than their male counterparts -- and in Pennsylvania the wage gap is even bigger, 18.6 percent.
JPMorgan discloses $2 billion in trading losses
JPMorgan Chase, which emerged from the financial crisis as the nation’s biggest bank, disclosed on Thursday that it had lost more than $2 billion in trading, a surprising stumble that promises to escalate the debate over whether regulations need to rein in trading by banks.
Key panel OKs new FDA bill
An influential congressional panel has passed legislation shepherded by U.S. Rep. Joe Pitts to impose higher fees on the medical device industry to pay for speedier government reviews of its products.
Facebook warns shift to mobile could harm business
For Facebook Inc., the No. 1 challenge is making money from mobile devices. And it's warning investors that so far its ad business is not keeping up with the shift to mobile devices, a crucial point as Facebook heads into the last stretch before its initial public stock offering.
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Subsidies aid rebirth in U.S. manufacturing
Walking through his high-ceilinged factory here, explaining the production of sheets of copper, M. Brian O’Shaughnessy comes across as a staunch advocate of manufacturing in America. But he invariably adds: "There is nothing made in the United States that has to be made here — that can’t be shipped in from some other country."
Women Of Influence 2012 Publication
For many accomplished women, their secret is to not set any limits. All across the midstate, women have repeatedly shattered the proverbial glass ceiling and made a great impact on both our business landscape and their communities. That's precisely why we're honoring 28 female leaders in the region as our Women of Influence. Through their career accomplishments, leadership, vision, community service and mentoring, they have demonstrated that no limitations will stand in the way of success.Read More »
May 5, 2012
Editorial: L&I must fast-track fixes to inefficient job-matching system
When is a good number not necessarily good news? When it’s Pennsylvania’s falling unemployment rate.Read More »
Nine years ago, on her first day as president of the James Street Improvement District, Lisa Riggs met with Lancaster's then-Mayor Charlie Smithgall.Read More »
L&I secretary: Shale gas will drive employment
Secretary Julia Hearthway said she's modernizing the state Department of Labor and Industry to better help businesses and workers.Read More »
A downtown organization supporting business and property owners in Lancaster is gearing up to approve its next strategic plan.Read More »
Disputed casino license gets closer to market
The efforts to put a Pennsylvania casino license back out for bid and potentially make it available outside Philadelphia have taken significant steps forward in the past several weeks.Read More »
Pa. American Water to spend $2.3M in Cumberland County
Dauphin County-based Pennsylvania-American Water Co. said it will spend about $2.3 million to replace nearly two miles of aging water main in New Cumberland and Lemoyne boroughs, according to a news release.Read More »