Topic: Jobs That Pay

January Jobs That Pay Update: Workforce Training, Computer Science Education, Fairer Wages, and New Jobs

In just the first few weeks of the new year, Governor Tom Wolf announced $7 million in workforce development funding, statewide computer science education standards, more than 600 new jobs, and plans to overhaul Pennsylvania’s overtime rules to be more fair for salaried workers.

Governor Wolf Announces Funding to Repurpose the United Mine Workers of America Career Centers’ Training Center to Connect Dislocated Workers with Family-Sustaining Employment

Governor Wolf was joined by Senator Camera Bartolotta and Representative Pam Snyder to announce $3 million in funding to repurpose the existing training facilities of United Mine Workers of America Career Centers’ (UMWACC) to provide broader retraining for dislocated workers focused on high priority occupations.