Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak on Monday announced that people who exhaust their regular unemployment compensation (UC) and federal Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) may now qualify for 13 additional weeks of payments through the state’s Unemployment Compensation Extended Benefits program.
Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella called on major U.S. supermarkets to reduce their carbon footprint, by transitioning away from harmful refrigerant chemicals such as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). Torsella is calling on supermarkets to transition to natural refrigerants with far less environmental impact, and to increase transparency on their efforts to reduce HFC emissions.
Pennsylvania State Treasurer Joe Torsella announced his strong support for a new grant program for small businesses that were impacted by COVID-19 mitigation efforts and subsequent business closures.
Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that the five-month PA budget package, signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf on May 29, provides relief for borrowers of private student loans that are owned by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA).