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New PAsmart Apprenticeship Grants to Boost Northwest PA’s Industries

Governor Tom Wolf announced $467,000 in PAsmart grants for Northwest Pennsylvania as part of his PAsmart initiative. The grants will support the northwestern region’s...

Governor Wolf’s Budget Goal: Create ‘Strongest Workforce in the Nation’

Governor Tom Wolf outlined in his 2019-20 budget address a bold plan to move the commonwealth forward by building the strongest workforce in the...

Governor Wolf Proposes Minimum Wage Plan to Boost Paychecks of One...

Governor Tom Wolf proposed to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $12 an hour. The boost in pay for one million workers would enable tens...

Deadline extended for 13th Annual Bob Fryer Scholarship for Aspiring Journalists

The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is extending the deadline for applications for its 13th annual $5,000 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship as well as the $2,500 Press Club of Western Pennsylvania...

PennDOT needs Full-Time Workers for Seasonal Summer Jobs

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is seeking hardworking individuals for employment from early April through October for the 2019 Summer Maintenance Program! If you enjoy working in an...

Raise the Wage Rally at McDonald’s to Advocate for Minimum Wage...

On Martin Luther King Day, State Senator Art Haywood (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) joined community sponsors POWER, the Unitarian Society of Germantown, Raise the Wage PA!, activists, and...

State Funding to Provide Skills Training to Next Generation at Bosch...

Governor Wolf announced the approval of a new apprenticeship grant to Bosch Rexroth Corporation, an engineering company in Bethlehem that supports mechanical and plant...

State’s Worker Training Program Assisted More Than 145,000 Businesses, Workers

Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Scott Dunkelberger joined company executives at USA Spares, a machine design shop in Carlisle,...

Democratic State Senators Seek Spark to Ignite Manufacturing Expansion

Three Democratic state senators announced a comprehensive package of legislation aimed at sparking a rapid and sustained expansion of Pennsylvania’s manufacturing sector. State Sens. Jim...

Creation of Nearly 80 New Jobs Through Expansion of CorrChoice

CorrChoice LLC, a producer of industrial corrugated paper packaging products, will expand in Central Pennsylvania. The project, supported through state funding, is expected to...