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Aug 21, 2015, 08:35 ET

PA Unemployment Rate remains at 5.4% in July

 Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for July 2015. Pennsylvania's...

Aug 20, 2015, 18:39 ET

La Comisionada Laboral multa a compañía de servicios de limpieza y mantenimiento casi $460,000 por robo de sueldo

La Comisionada Laboral Julie A. Su ha emitido multas por $459,573 a una compañía de servicios de limpieza y mantenimiento basado en una...

Aug 18, 2015, 16:20 ET

Sec. Manderino Continues "Jobs that Pay" Tour in Lebanon County

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino today toured Carpenters Training and Education Fund of Greater...

Aug 17, 2015, 15:00 ET

L&I Secretary Manderino Continues "Jobs that Pay" Tour in Montgomery County, PA

 Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino today toured VideoRay, a Pottstown-based manufacturer of underwater...

Aug 17, 2015, 13:02 ET

Labor Commissioner Cites Janitorial Company Nearly $460,000 for Wage Theft

 Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su has issued citations of $459,573 to a janitorial employer after an investigation uncovered wage theft...

Aug 06, 2015, 14:12 ET

Comisionada Laboral impone multa de $2.2 millones a centro de cuidado residencial por robo de salarios: los cuidadores trabajaban turnos de 24 horas por menos de $2 la hora

La comisionada laboral de California, Julie A. Su, emitió más de $2.2 millones en multas a los dueños de tres centros de cuidado...

Aug 05, 2015, 17:13 ET

Labor Commissioner Cites Residential Care Facility $2.2 Million for Wage Theft: Caregivers Worked 24-hour Shifts for Less Than $2 an Hour

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su issued more than $2.2 million in citations to the owners of three residential care facilities in San...

Jul 31, 2015, 12:33 ET

L&I's 2015 Summer Academy for the Blind and Visually Impaired Graduates 24 Students

 The PA Department of Labor & Industry's Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services, the Pennsylvania...

Jul 30, 2015, 16:52 ET

DIR, Labor Commissioner's Office Launch Online Course for Studio Teachers in Entertainment Industry

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and its Labor Commissioner's Office launched an online course for studio teachers who are responsible...

Jul 27, 2015, 13:54 ET

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry's Bureau of Labor Law Compliance Secures Over $745,000 in Unpaid Wages for Direct Care Workers

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry's Bureau of Labor Law Compliance was successful in obtaining more than $745,000 in unpaid wages...

Jul 17, 2015, 08:30 ET

PA Unemployment Rate at 5.4% in June

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for June 2015. Pennsylvania's unemployment...

Jul 13, 2015, 14:56 ET

Wolf Administration Cabinet Members Continue 'Jobs That Pay' Tour at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport

 Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin and Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy...

Jul 07, 2015, 15:04 ET

Juez de la Corte Superior aguarda la decisión de la Comisionada de Trabajo de que camionero fue clasificado erróneamente como contratista independiente

Un juez de la Corte Superior la semana pasada se puso de parte de la Oficina del Comisionado Laboral en que una empresa de transportes de Los...

Jul 07, 2015, 12:00 ET

Superior Court Judge Upholds Labor Commissioner's Decision That Truck Driver Was Misclassified as Independent Contractor

 A Superior Court judge last week sided with the Labor Commissioner's Office in finding that a Los Angeles trucking company misclassified an...

Jul 01, 2015, 19:13 ET

Entra en vigor hoy la ley de California para permiso por enfermedad pagado

 La Comisionada Laboral Julie  A. Su recuerda a los empleadores que a partir de hoy entra en vigor la ley estatal que otorga permiso de...

Jul 01, 2015, 15:37 ET

California Paid Sick Leave Law Goes into Effect Today

California Labor Commissioner Julie A. Su reminds employers that California's paid sick leave law goes into effect today. "With California's new...

Jun 19, 2015, 10:45 ET

PA Unemployment Rate at 5.4% in May

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for May 2015. Pennsylvania's unemployment rate...

Jun 11, 2015, 11:33 ET

Pennsylvania Workplace Safety Committee Program Saves Employers more than $4.6 Million during May

The Pennsylvania Workplace Safety Committee Certification program certified 42 initial applications and re-certified 598 workplace safety committee...

May 22, 2015, 09:29 ET

PA Unemployment Rate remains at 5.3% in April

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for April 2015. Pennsylvania's unemployment...

May 14, 2015, 14:01 ET

Pennsylvania Training for Health and Safety Program Saves Employers more than $2 Million during April

The Pennsylvania Training for Health and Safety (PATHS) program certified and re-certified more than 50 workplace safety committees and saved...