Pittsburgh jobless rate hits lowest point since the early 1970s

Daniel Moore | Tuesday, April 2, 2019, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bell-bottoms were the height of style the last time the Pittsburgh region saw unemployment dip as low as it was in February.

The jobless rate edged down to 3.6 percent, down two-tenths of a percent from January and the lowest since at least the early 1970s, according to the monthly workforce report released on Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

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