Feb. 15, 2019

WHAT: House Labor and Industry Committee Chairman Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster) will host an informational hearing to identify policies and procedures to better align worker training and preparation programs with the needs of employers in an effort to enhance the success of workers seeking to enter or advance in the workforce.

WHO: Cox; members of the committee; Alex Harper, director of government affairs at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry; Carl Marrara, vice president of government affairs at the Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association; Rebecca Oyler, Pennsylvania legislative director at the National Federal of Independent Business; Nancy Dischinat, executive director of the Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board; Eric Esoda, president and CEO of NEPIRC (Northeast Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center); and Frank Sirianni, president of the Pennsylvania Building and Construction Trades.

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m.

WHERE: 205 Ryan Office Building, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: Barring technical difficulties, this hearing will be streamed live on RepJimCox.com.

Media contact: Dan Massing, 717.772.9845, dmassing@pahousegop.com



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