SB703 and public hearing to examine the future of apprenticeship programs in Pennsylvania

Senate Labor and Industry Committee

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

9  a.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room #1

Listen


09:00 – 09:10
Opening Remarks – Sen. Lisa Baker, Sen. Tina Tartaglione

09:10 – 09:30
Consider Senate Bill 703 – Sen. Thomas McGarrigle Amendment – Sen. Lisa Baker

Senate Bill 703
Amendment A04089 – Senator Lisa Baker

Apprenticeship Panel

09:30 – 09:45
Senator Lloyd Smucker

09:45 – 10:00
Senator Mike Folmer

10:00 – 10:15
Eric Ramsay, Director, Apprenticeship & Training Office
Michael Stefan, Director of Office of Legislative Affairs, Department of Labor & Industry
Testimony

10:15 – 10:25
Scott Sheely, PA Department of Agriculture, Special Assistant for Workforce Development

10:25 – 10:45 –¬†Panel 1
David Sload – Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.
Christi Buker – Independent Electrical Contractors
George Hayden – Hayden Electric, Inc.
David Buell – State Apprenticeship Council

10:45 – 11:05 – Panel 2
Mike Schurr – Finishing Trades Institute
James Reppert – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 98
Terry Graboyes – Graboyes Commercial Windows

Additional Testimony:

Scott Sheely – PA Department of Agriculture
David Sload – ABC

Additional Testimony