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New Report Highlights Continuing Issues With PA’s Unemployment Compensation System

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After a multi-million-dollar computer upgrade to Pennsylvania’s unemployment compensation system last summer, some parts of the new system are running smoothly, though other aspects still need improvement. WESA’s Kate Giammarise has more on a recent report submitted to state legislators.

Read the full story: https://www.wesa.fm/politics-government/2022-01-10/a-new-report-to-legislators-says-concerns-remain-about-pennsylvanias-unemployment-system

(Original air-date: 1/11/22)

Kate Giammarise focuses her reporting on poverty, social services and affordable housing. Before joining WESA, she covered those topics for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for nearly five years; prior to that, she spent several years in the paper’s Harrisburg bureau covering the legislature, governor and state government. She was part of the P-G staff that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting on the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.