Feb. 09, 2022

WHAT: Two House Labor and Industry Committee hearings on Thursday to gather information related to two separate topics. The morning hearing will enable the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry to provide an update related to unemployment compensation issues, including efforts to combat ongoing unemployment compensation fraud, advancements with the implementation of the new benefits modernization system and a progress report related to the backlog in processing fraud reports and making regular claim determinations. The afternoon meeting will enable the department to present its requests for changes to the State Workers’ Insurance Fund and its statutory investment authority.

WHO: House Labor and Industry Committee Chairman Jim Cox (R-Berks/Lancaster); other members of the committee; top officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 10, at 10:30 a.m. for the morning hearing.
Thursday, Feb. 10, at 1:30 p.m. for the afternoon meeting.

WHERE: Room 205, Ryan Office Building, Harrisburg.

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: Barring technical difficulties, these hearings will be streamed live at RepJimCox.com.

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