Oct

11

2022

October 11, 2022

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]

Oct

11

2022

October 11, 2022

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]

Oct

11

2022

October 11, 2022

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]

Sep

28

2021

September 28, 2021

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]

Sep

22

2021

September 22, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), and the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), today discussed the importance of adult education for workforce development at a joint public hearing. [Read More]

Sep

20

2021

September 20, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), and the Senate Education Committee, chaired by Senator Scott Martin (R-13), will hold a joint public hearing on the role of adult education in workforce development on Wednesday, September 22 from 9-11 a.m. in Hearing Room 1, North Office Building, Main Capitol Complex and via Zoom. [Read More]

Jul

13

2021

July 13, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), heard testimony from the Pittsburgh Construction Industry Tax Fraud Task Force about the dangers of misclassifying workers in the construction industry and what can be done to combat the practice. [Read More]

Jul

09

2021

July 09, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), will hold a public hearing to hear testimony from the Pittsburgh Construction Industry Tax Fraud Task Force on Tuesday, July 13, at 10 a.m. at the Eastern Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters, 650 Ridge Road, Pittsburgh. [Read More]

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee, chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46), held a hearing today that focused on Bartolotta’s bill to prohibit non-compete provisions in contracts of broadcast employees when a separating event occurs. [Read More]

May

26

2021

May 26, 2021

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee chaired by Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) advanced Senate Bill 689, legislation sponsored by Senator Lisa Baker which would reinstate the requirement that a claimant search for work to be eligible to receive unemployment compensation. [Read More]