Entries by Fred Gaffney

This Week in the Pennsylvania Legislature

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry House and Senate lawmakers both return to session this week, with the Senate convening Monday through Wednesday and the House coming in Tuesday through Thursday. With less than six weeks to go before the end of the 2017-18 Fiscal Year, the General Assembly met some headwinds last week […]

Welcome Traditional Home Care

More than 400 businesses and organizations belong to the Chamber to receive benefits and support efforts to strengthen their businesses and our region. Increased membership allows us to offer additional programs and benefits, have a stronger voice in advocacy and be involved in more activities and initiatives in our communities. The Chamber welcomes its newest […]

PA Chamber Urges Lawmakers to Address Protz Fix

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry The PA Chamber is urging lawmakers to prioritize the consideration of legislation that would provide a fix to a financially devastating state Supreme Court decision related to workers’ compensation. Last year, the Court’s decision in the Protz v. Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board case threw out the Impairment Rating Evaluation process, […]

Apprenticeship Summit at Penn College Highlights Skilled Trades

Earlier this month, business and education leaders from across the region, including representatives from the Columbia Montour Chamber and the Chamber Foundation, gathered at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport to discuss apprenticeships as one piece of the puzzle in addressing workforce needs. As employers of all sizes and sectors are challenged to find quality […]