Jun

15

2020

June 15, 2020

During a Senate hearing today, lawmakers questioned the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s accelerated plan to switch to an all-electronic tolling (AET) system and lay off nearly 500 employees. Listen - Senator Bartolotta Listen - Senator Ward [Read More]

Jun

12

2020

June 12, 2020

Two Senate committees will hold a joint hearing on Monday, June 15 from 10 a.m. until noon to examine the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s plan to lay-off at least 500 employees as part of its switch to an all-electronic tolling system. [Read More]

May

12

2020

May 12, 2020

Senate Labor and Industry Committee chair Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) wrote a letter to Attorney General Josh Shapiro today urging him to provide clarity to Pennsylvanians regarding the status of employees who refuse to return to work after being laid off. [Read More]

May

05

2020

May 05, 2020

Members of two Senate committees questioned members of the Wolf Administration today about the significant delays and numerous problems that have plagued the state’s Unemployment Compensation system during the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]

May

04

2020

May 04, 2020

In light of numerous concerns about the Unemployment Compensation system’s performance during the COVID-19 pandemic, two Senate committees will hold a joint hearing to examine some of the issues plaguing the system on Tuesday, May 5, from 1-3 p.m. [Read More]

Jan

23

2020

January 23, 2020

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee will host a public hearing on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in Harrisburg to gather testimony on Senate Bill 580, legislation introduced by Senator Dan Laughlin (R-49). [Read More]

Oct

21

2019

October 21, 2019

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee will host a public hearing on Wednesday in Harrisburg to gather testimony on a bill that would require some public places to include changing stations for children and adults with disabilities, according to Committee Chair Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46). [Read More]

Mar

29

2017

March 29, 2017

The Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee and the Senate Labor & Industry Committee will hold a Joint Hearing on Wednesday (March 29), in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building, according to Committee Chairman Senator Randy Vulakovich. [Read More]

Aug

22

2016

August 22, 2016

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee will hold a public hearing on August 30, 2016, at 1:00 pm in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building in Harrisburg to examine legislation seeking to prevent discrimination against individuals in employment as a result of their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. [Read More]

Aug

04

2015

August 04, 2015

Today, the Senate Labor and Industry Committee held a public hearing to examine recent changes to unemployment compensation eligibility and potential negative impacts to seasonal workers. [Read More]