Pennsylvania was the 25th state to introduce the Healthy Workplace Bill
- Representative Mark Cohen (D-202), along with 8 co-sponsors introduced HB 1041 on April 21, 2015.
- Read the text of HB 1041 here.
- HB 1041 has been referred to the House Committee on Labor and Industry.
- Please contact the State Coordinator below for more information regarding this state.
|Rep. Mark B. Cohen, Prime Sponsor||D-202||(717) firstname.lastname@example.org||Here|
|Rep. Louise Williams Bishop||D-192||(717) email@example.com||Here|
|Rep. Robert Freeman||D-136||(717) firstname.lastname@example.org||Here|
|Rep. Patrick J. Harkins||D-1||(717) email@example.com||Here|
|Rep. Stephen Kinsey||D-201||(717) firstname.lastname@example.org||Here|
|Rep. Thaddeus Kirkland||D-1||(717) email@example.com||Here|
|Rep. William C. Kortz II||D-38||(717) firstname.lastname@example.org||Here|
|Rep. Michael H. O'Brien||D-175||(717) email@example.com||Here|
|Rep. W. Curtis Thomas||D-181||(717) firstname.lastname@example.org||Here|
|Rep. Mauree Gingrich, Chair||R-101||(717) email@example.com||Here|
|Rep. Marc J. Gergely, Democratic Chair||D-35||(717) firstname.lastname@example.org||Here|
|Rep. Stephen Bloom, Secretary||R-199||(717) email@example.com||Here|
|Rep. Ryan E. Mackenzie, Vice Chair||R-199||(717) firstname.lastname@example.org||Here|
|Rep. John T. Galloway, Democratic Vice Chair||D-140||(717) email@example.com||Here|
|Rep. Patrick J. Harkins, Democratic Secretary||D-1||(717) firstname.lastname@example.org||Here|
Representative Mark Cohen along with 10 co-sponsors introduced the state's first-ever Healthy Workplace Act, HB 1179.
Feb. 5, 2013, PA State Coordinator, Victoria Johnson, PhD, appeared on KYW-TV, Philadelphia.
2012 and earlier
On March 27, 2012, several PA HWB advocates met in Harrisburg, joining 700 who attended the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-PA) lobbying day. The PA State Coordinator and Citizen Lobbyists for the HWB visited with legislators and brainstormed about future efforts and ideas to bring to everyone for consideration as move forward.
Watch the Dec. 12, 2011 coverage of workplace bullying and the PA Healthy Workplace Advocates by KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh.
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