Smarter Workforce Solutions = Stronger Local Economy

As the City’s Workforce Development Board, Philadelphia Works develops and manages smart workforce solutions that respond to business needs and increase economic opportunity for all Philadelphia residents.

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Current Labor Market Conditions

This dashboard provides the most up-to-date, high-level look at Philadelphia’s labor market. State, federal, and private data sources help us understand how our local economy and workforce are performing over time.

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4 days ago

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In the third quarter of 2022, wages were almost 4% higher year-over-year. However, this change did not keep up with increasing prices, despite the inflation rate easing compared to the summer. It will be essential to watch how wages keep up as we go through the first quarter of 2023.Understanding our region’s labor market helps business and community leaders make informed decisions about growth strategies, hiring, and service delivery. It also helps career seekers understand the current job market and supports their career plans. Philadelphia Works regularly publishes current labor market conditions. Check out the latest data: philaworks.org/current-labor-market-conditions/#data #labormarket #umemployment ... See MoreSee Less
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Today Philadelphia Works remembers Martin Luther King Jr.Celebrate his legacy by committing to a service project that supports your local community: ow.ly/PJZX50MrTMeIn observance, all PhilaWorks' offices will be closed today, Monday, Jan 16. ... See MoreSee Less
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As a system, we develop and implement innovative programs that help increase the understanding and access to the many public resources available to Philadelphia’s residents and businesses. We are proud of the many people and businesses we have successfully helped along the way.

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