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Senate mulls paid leave, labor groups applaud, free market interests balk

The proposal would require Pennsylvanians to pay part of their checks into an emergency fund, from which any eligible worker would be able to draw benefits.

By Katie Meyer

Wolf says he anticipates bipartisanship on workforce-strengthening plan

However, the governor says he’s much less sure about his longtime push to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.
By Katie Meyer

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New overtime rules should help 60k workers in Pennsylvania

The rule taking effect Wednesday guarantees time-and-a-half pay to nearly all hourly employees who work more than 40 hours a week and salaried workers making less than about $35,500 per year.

By The Associated Press

PA AG says Trump’s tipped wage proposal could take money from workers

The proposed Department of Labor rule notes that it could allow employers to save some money by letting tipped and non-tipped workers pool their pay.
By Katie Meyer