2022 “State of Working Pennsylvania” Resource Page

On August 30, 2022, the Keystone Research Center released its annual “State of Working Pennsylvania” check-in on the Pennsylvania economy, a report with a simple message: a tight labor market and new union organizing offer new possibilities for Pennsylvania workers.

With smart and worker-friendly policies over the next several years, Pennsylvania could enjoy a return to shared prosperity for the first time in decades.  

The Report

2022 State of Working Pennsylvania

The Press Release

RELEASE: As Pandemic Recovery Continues, Tight Labor Market and Union Organizing Offer New Possibilities for PA Workers, Keystone Research Finds

The Recorded Press Conference

The Presentation

2022 “State of Working Pennsylvania” Presentation

The Media

City & State PA
Progressive think tank offers blueprint for ‘shared prosperity’ in Pennsylvania


The lowest-paid Pennsylvanians have experienced the largest wage gains, in the COVID-era economy


Pennsylvania Capital-Star
Report: Tight labor market offers ‘new possibilities’ for Pa. workers


Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Stephen Herzenberg | Opinion | 9/3/2022

This time the union comeback really could be just around the corner | Opinion


The Times-Tribune

Stephen Herzenberg | Opinion | 9/4/2022

Union rebound lifts prospects for happier Labor Day



Stephen Herzenberg | Opinion | 9/20/2022

Stephen Herzenberg: Union growth offers greater promise to workers