The PA Department of Labor and Industry recently released the employment numbers for July. PA's unemployment rate coming in a 5.7 percent and Erie residents today are on the hunt at the Bayfront Convention Center to find employment of their own. Last year the state rate was 1.8 percent higher than this year.
Organizations took part in the career fair, officials say the event brings in around 2,000 locals looking for employment.
Those attending the career fair today said they did find many positions that were available that they were interested in.
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