Lawmakers voice concern over unemployment compensation claims backlog
Constituent complaints, Mullery said in a statement, are why he wrote to House Labor and Industry Committee Chairman Jim Cox, R-Berks, asking for a virtual hearing with state Labor and Industry Secretary Gerard Oleksiak.
‘Shame on us’ Labor & Industry secretary says of Pa.’s stalled minimum wage
The two Wolf administration officials made the case for a wage hike during the agency’s annual budget hearing before the House Appropriations Committee. They told the Repulican-controlled panel that the Legislature’s lack of movement on the issue has been “frustrating.”