Meetings & Hearings
The Senate Labor and Industry Committee passed bi-partisan legislation co-prime sponsored by Sens. Devlin Robinson (R-37), John Kane (D-9) and Art Haywood (D-4) that would allow the use of recycled materials in stuffed toys. [Read More]
Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee and Senate Labor and Industry Committee Hold Important Joint Hearing on Workforce Development
The Senate Community, Economic and Recreational Development Committee chaired by State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) and the Senate Labor and Industry Committee chaired by State Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington) held a joint hearing on Tuesday on the subject of workforce development in northeastern Pennsylvania. The hearing was held at the Luzerne County Community College’s Educational Conference Center. [Read More]
***Media Advisory*** Joint Hearing to Explore Importance of Pennsylvania Waterways to Energy and Economic Development
A joint Senate hearing scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14 will delve into the significance of Pennsylvania’s waterways to energy and economic development, said Sens. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Camera Bartolotta (R-46). Watch Live [Read More]
MEDIA ADVISORY Public Hearing on Workforce Development in Northeastern Pennsylvania to take place Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. at Luzerne County Community College
Members of the media are invited to attend a joint public hearing of the Pennsylvania Senate Community, Economic, and Recreational Development (CERD) and Labor and Industry committees focusing on workforce development in northeastern Pennsylvania to be held at Luzerne County Community College. | Watch Live [Read More]
Panel Advances Three Bills, Including Proposals Addressing Non-Compete Provisions in Broadcast Contracts and Compensation Claims for a Post-Traumatic Stress Injury
The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), today advanced three bills including proposals addressing non-compete provisions in broadcast contracts and compensation claims for a post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI). [Read More]
The committee is responsible for considering a wide range of issues pertaining to both employers and employees, including Workers’ Compensation, Unemployment Compensation, workplace safety, building codes and workforce development.
The panel also provides oversight of the state Department of Labor and Industry, as well as the Human Relations Commission, Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, and Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board.
Senate Box 203037
Main Capitol 172
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3013