BLOG: Governor Wolf’s Week, March 6 – March 12, 2016 (VIDEO)

By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf

March 11, 2016

This week, Governor Wolf signed an executive order that ensures employees under the governor’s jurisdiction will be paid no less than $10.15 an hour. In addition to signing the executive order, Governor Tom Wolf also called upon legislators to pass a minimum wage increase for all Pennsylvania workers. He also took important steps that will improve and strengthen workforce development in Pennsylvania by aligning workforce development efforts with the private sector, strengthening connections between public sector efforts, and making the workforce development process more inclusive.

Monday, 3/7/16

  • Governor Wolf Statement on Reduction of Management Fees by SERS, PSERS
  • Governor Wolf Signs Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage, Calls on Legislature to Raise Minimum Wage Statewide
  • Governor Wolf Announces 140 New Jobs with New Select Products Holdings Manufacturing Hub in Lackawanna County

Tuesday, 3/8/16

Wednesday, 3/9/16

Thursday, 3/10/16

  • On a “Jobs that Pay” Tour Stop in Pittsburgh, Governor Wolf Calls on Harrisburg Lawmakers to Pass Minimum Wage Legislation
  • Governor Wolf Reacts to the Shootings in Wilkinsburg
  • Governor Wolf Statement on Completion of Sunoco Logistics’ Energy Infrastructure Project in Delaware County
  • Governor Wolf Takes Important Steps Toward Strengthening Workforce Development, Improving Efforts to Help People with Disabilities Find Employment

Friday, 3/11/16

Highlights from The Blog:

BLOG: It’s Time to Give Pennsylvania’s Workers a Raise (VIDEO)

BLOG: Meet the Women of the Wolf Administration

BLOG: Governor Wolf Signs Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage, Calls on Legislature to Raise Minimum Wage Statewide (ROUND-UP)

BLOG: PA Has a Long-Term School Funding Crisis — Just Ask the Experts

BLOG: Let’s Raise All Boats For Workers

BLOG: Years of Underfunding Have Crippled Pennsylvania’s Schools

BLOG: 70 Percent of Pennsylvanians Want to #RaiseTheWage

BLOG: All of Pennsylvania’s neighbors have raised the minimum wage. We need to catch up.


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