Jan. 26, 2021

WHAT: With many Pennsylvanians still unable to access Unemployment Compensation benefits they applied for during the global COVID-19 pandemic and after the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry late last year failed to meet its deadline to launch a revamped unemployment compensation benefits system, the House Labor and Industry Committee will convene an informational hearing to learn about the status of the thousands of unresolved claims as well as to receive an update related to the progress toward the launch of the renovated system.

WHO: House Labor and Industry Committee Chairman Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster); other members of the committee; Jennifer Berrier, acting secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (L&I); Robert O’Brien, executive deputy secretary for administration at L&I; and William Trusky, deputy secretary for unemployment compensation programs at L&I.

: Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Room G50, Irvis Office Building, Harrisburg.

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

Media contact: Dan Massing, 717.772.9845, DMassing@PaHouseGOP.com