Workers to Pa. lawmakers: Take risks to keep us safe and paid during COVID — and after
The hearing, in front of the House Democratic Policy Committee, comes months after COVID-19 shuttered businesses and locked down the state.
Pennsylvania’s protections for public-sector workers are more than 60 years old. Unions are pushing for an update
A bill sponsored by Rep. Pat Harkins, D-Erie, aims to ensure better enforcement of safety protections in public-sector workplaces like school districts and transit authorities.
Enough is enough: It’s time to give our public employees OSHA-style protections | Opinion
Many other states have already done so. So far, at least 28 U.S. states or territories, including Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky, have adopted some form of OSHA-approved state plan. Unfortunately, Pennsylvania isn’t one of them.