Unemployment Compensation and Seasonal Workers

Senate Labor and Industry Committee

August 4, 2015
9:30 a.m.
Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA


Act 60 Hardship Petition – Approximately 600 signatures to date

9:30 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Senator Lisa Baker, Chair
Senator Sean Wiley

9:40 a.m. to 10:05 a.m.

Alex Halper, Director of Government Affairs
PA Chamber of Business and Industry

Geoff Moomaw, President
Interstate Tax Service, Inc.

Neal Lesher, Legislative Director
National Federation of Independent Business

10:05 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Abe Amoros, Pennsylvania Legislative Director
Laborers’ International Union of North America

Frank Sirianni, President
PA State Building and Construction Trades Council

Irwin Aronson, Attorney
Law Offices of Willig, Williams & Davidson

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.


10:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Bob Latham, Vice President
Associated Pennsylvania Constructors

Joseph Hosey, Vice President
Joseph McCormick Construction Company

Patrick Traut
Russell Standard Corporation

11:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Eric Madden, Executive Vice President
American Council of Engineering Companies

Derek Rogers, Vice President, Operations
RIG Consulting, Inc.

Timothy Fahrney, Sr. Associate and Construction Service
Erdman, Anthony and Associates

Rogers and Fahrney Testimony

11:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Steve Friel

11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Felix Folletti, Council Representative
Keystone Mountain Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters

11:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Additional Testimony:

Douglas Holmes

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