YORK, Pa., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino continued the "Jobs that Pay" tour Monday with a downtown walking tour of York with Rep. Kevin Schreiber. Stops along the tour included the JD Brown Center- York College's Entrepreneur Center; Crispus Attucks Center for Employment and Training; Shipley Energy; Gavin Advertising; and concluded with a tour of the York Revolution's PeoplesBank baseball park.
"Every stop along our tour was a business or workforce development center that is concentrating its efforts on helping Pennsylvanians find jobs that pay," said Manderino. "These businesses are welcome additions to the downtown York area, and L&I is proud to facilitate and assist these organizations in their effort to train, hire and sustain employees from all different backgrounds."
"When you have 21st century businesses investing in your local communities to hire the next wave of professionals, the economic impact cannot be overstated," said Rep. Schreiber. "We're fortunate to have businesses such as the ones visited supporting the job growth movement in York.
"Employees can now see York as a viable employment opportunity with an affordable cost of living. Both Sec. Manderino and I listened to business owners and workers on specific agenda items in order rebuild our economy, stimulate more jobs in the area and strengthen our middle class."
Joining Secretary Manderino and Rep. Schreiber on the downtown tour were Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary for Administration Carol Kilko, York City Mayor Kim Bracey, York County Commissioner Chris Reilly, and several regional workforce development representatives.
The Jobs that Pay tour promotes good-paying, family-sustaining jobs and career-paths available to job-seekers across the commonwealth, and presents an opportunity to listen and learn from employers and employees about workforce development needs.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry