Unemployment in Pennsylvania down to 6.9 percent in June

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry said the unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of one percentage point in June to stand at 6.9 percent.

In June of 2020, the rate was at 13.3 percent.

Nationally, the unemployment rate rose from 5.8 percent in May of this year to 5.9 percent in June.

In June of 2020, the national rate was 11.1 percent.