Hearing to receive input on SB 429, regarding apprenticeship ratios

Senate Labor and Industry Committee

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9 a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room 1


9:00        Welcome and Introductions     

  • Senator Kim Ward, Chairman
  • Senator Christine Tartaglione, Minority Chairman
  • Senator Scott Martin, Bill Sponsor

9:10        Open Shop Contractor Panel

  • Roger Brubaker, President, Wilco Electric
  • Dennis Abrams, Lancaster CTC Graduate/Craft Trainee
  • Brent Sailhamer, Director of Government Affairs, Associated Builders and Contractors – Keystone Chapter

9:55 Union Contractor and Building Trades Panel

  • James Gaffney, Vice Chair, Mechanical Contractors Association, Vice President, Goshen Mechanical, Inc.
  • Mike Schurr, Chair, Pennsylvania State Apprenticeship Council
  • Frank Sirianni, President, Pennsylvania State Building and Construction Trades Council
  • John Wanner, President, Wanner Associates, Inc.

10:40 Department of Labor & Industry

  • Eric Ramsay, Director, Apprenticeship and Training Office

11:00 Adjourn