Nearly 350 Businesses, Industry Associations and Other Organizations Call on Legislature to Reverse Workforce Development Budget Cuts




BusinessesandeditorialboardsagreethatPennsylvaniashouldaccelerate,
notdismantle,itsnationallyrecognizedprograms

HARRISBURG,Pa.,June28/PRNewswire/--Abroadcoalitionofworkforce
developmentadvocatesandsupporterscalledtodayonPennsylvania'sGeneral
Assemblytoabandonplanstocutmorethan$34millioninworkforce
programsthisfiscalyear.
Nearly350supporters,representingawidearrayofindustriesand
organizations,havesignedaletter,whichwasdistributedtomembersof
theGeneralAssemblytoday,callingforfullfundingofPennsylvania's
nationallyrecognizedworkforceprograms.
Amongthosewhosignedtheletterwererepresentativesof
Pennsylvania'sbusinesses,industryassociationsandpartnerships,labor
unions,anti-povertyorganizations,educators,workforcetrainingproviders
andothergroups.
Thecommonwealth'sbusinesscommunitywas,farandaway,themost
heavilyrepresentedgrouptosigntheletter-comprisingabout75percent
ofthetotalsignatures.
"Inrecordtime,there'sbeenanoutpouringofsupportfor
Pennsylvania'scutting-edgeworkforceprogramsfromacrossthestateand
fromanunprecedentedcross-sectionofgroupsledbythebusinessesthat
dependonhighskillstocreategoodjobs,"saidLindaBlake,executive
directorofPennsylvaniaPartners,anassociationofworkforce
professionalshelpingtocoordinatethecampaigntopromotethefull
fundingofPennsylvania'sworkforceprograms.
"Whetheryou'reworriedaboutyourcorporatebottomlineorabout
concentratedpovertyinruralareasandcentralcities,"saidKellyLewis,
presidentandchiefexecutiveofficeroftheTechnologyCouncilofCentral
Pennsylvania,"Pennsylvania'sworkforceprogramsarealifelineforthe
future."
"Witharecordnumberof5,796,400Pennsylvaniansworking,"Lewis
added,"it'smoreimportantthanevertocontinuouslykeepupskilling
workingPennsylvanianswiththemostadvancedskill-setsinourdynamicand
rapidlytransformingeconomy."
SomelegislatorshaveperceivedPennsylvania'sworkforceprogramsasa
RendellAdministrationinitiative.However,theoriginsofPennsylvania's
nationallyrecognizedworkforceinitiativesgobacktolocalworkforce
programsinLancaster,Berks,NorthCentralPA,Pittsburghandother
regions-wellbeforeGovernorEdRendelltookoffice.
Infact,worktotransformtheworkforcesystemhadbeentakingplace
atleastasearlyastheSchweikerAdministration.Inaletterto
then-Governor-electRendell,GovernorMarkSchweikerhighlighted"the
potentialofindustrytrainingpartnershipstofillcriticalskillgaps,
expandworkers'careeropportunities,andraiselivingstandards."
Withresourcesmadeavailableinthe2005-06budget,90suchIndustry
PartnershipsnowserveasthefoundationforPennsylvaniaeffortstolink
trainingandeducationwiththeneedsofcriticalregionalindustry
clustersthathavegoodjobs.
Manyofthecommonwealth'smostdynamicandeffectiveIndustry
Partnershipsareinthesouthcentralpartofthestateandinruralareas.
Intheseregions,tightlabormarkets,combinedwithanagingworkforce,
haveresultedinadearthofskilledworkers-aproblem,which
Pennsylvania'sworkforceprogramsarehelpingtorelieve.
IndustryPartnershipfundingwouldbeeliminated-andjobtraining
dollarsunderthepartnershipprogramwouldbecutby40percent-undera
Senate-backedbudgetproposal.TheSenatealsocutcustomizedjobtraining,
thenurseshortageinitiativeandaproposalfortwotechnicaltraining
schoolsinruralareas.
AllofthesecutswouldseverelyhurtPennsylvaniabusinessesand
workers,andwouldultimatelycompromisethecommonwealth'scompetitive
positionintoday'sglobaleconomy.Forthesereasons,hundredsof
supportershavespokenoutinoppositiontothesebudgetcuts.
"Theworkertrainingprogramsbeingconsideredforreductionsinthe
statebudgethaveundoubtedlybeenacriticalcomponenttogrowingthe
Pennsylvaniaeconomyoverthepastthreeyears,"saidMikeSmeltzer,
directoroftheManufacturersAssociationofSouthCentralPennsylvania.
"Restoringtherequestedfundstothe07-08budgetistherightinvestment
forbusinessesandworkersinPennsylvania."
FormoreinformationoneffortstosupportPennsylvania'sworkforce
programs,goonlinetohttp://www.workforcepa.com.Thefulltextofthe
letterofsupportmaybefoundthere,aswellasahostofothervaluable
information,includingacompilationofop-eds,editorials,newspaper
articles,andletterstolegislatorssupportingworkforceprograms.These
showthatbusinessesandeditorialwritersareunitedintheirviewsthat
Pennsylvania'sbipartisanworkforcestrategyshouldbesupportednot
undercut.Otherinformationincludes:
--AcopyofthereportcommissionedbyGovernorSchweikerandthetextof
histransmittalletter.
--Additionalbackgroundmaterialsandtalkingpoints.
--Andaformforadditionalorganizationstosignontotheletter
supportingworkforceprograms.
Untilthebudgetisresolved,thelistofsupportingorganizationswill
beupdateddailyandredeliveredtolegislators.
Thefollowingisthetextoftheletterdistributedtothemembersof
theGeneralAssemblytogetherwiththelistoforganizationssigningthe
letterasof6/28/07.
June28,2007

To:MembersofthePennsylvaniaGeneralAssembly
AstheJune30deadlineforapprovinga2007-08statebudgetlooms,we
urgeyoutorememberthecommonwealth'smostpreciousresource-its
top-qualityworkforce.
ThebudgetproposalthatpassedtheSenatewouldcutPennsylvania's
workforcedevelopmentprogramsbymorethan$34million,threateningto
dismantleaworkforcesystemthathasbecomeashiningstaramongstates
acrossthecountry.
Oneofthemostsignificantbudgetreductionsproposedisacomplete
cutinIndustryPartnershipfunding.Thesepartnershipsamongcompaniesin
similarindustrieshelpallthememberbusinessescompeteintheglobal
economy.Theyidentifycommonworkforceneedsandjointlyselecta
customizedtrainingpackageorotherservicestomeetthoseneeds.The
SenatealsocutIndustryPartnershipTraining,CustomizedJobTraining,the
NurseShortageInitiative,andaproposalfortwotechnicaltraining
schoolsinruralareas.Thesecutswouldseverelyharmbusinessesand
workersineveryregionandeverykeyindustryacrossthecommonwealth.
Pennsylvania'snewworkforceapproachbeganwithinnovativelocal
effortsunderGovernorsRidgeandSchweiker.In2004,thestatelegislature
andGovernorRendellpartneredtoturnthisnewdirectionintoa
comprehensiveoverhaul-insistingthatallworkforce-trainingprograms
providePennsylvanianswiththeskillsemployersneedtocreategoodjobs
intoday'sglobaleconomy.
Pennsylvania'snewworkforcedevelopmentsystemisworking-connecting
workforcetrainingandeducationprogramstothecriticalneedsof
industry.
--Morethan5,700businessesareinvolvedin90IndustryPartnerships.
Throughthosepartnerships,morethan24,000workershavebeentrained.
--Workerswhoreceivedtrainingthroughtheseprogramshaveseenan
averagewageincreaseofnearly13percent.
--ArecentsurveyofbusinessesinvolvedinIndustryPartnershipsfound
that75percentofthosebusinessesreportedincreasedproductivityas
adirectresultofthehigh-skillstrainingprovidedthroughthe
IndustryPartnershipTrainingProgram.
PAhasbeenrecognizedasaleaderonworkforcedevelopmentbytheU.S.
DepartmentofLabor,theNationalGovernors'Association,theNational
NetworkofSectorPartners,theFord,Rockefeller,andAnnieE.Casey
Foundations.
CuttingPAworkforceprogramsnowwouldbepennywiseandpound
foolish.Withoutfullfunding,Pennsylvaniawillsufferadramaticsetback
initsstrategicefforttoaligntrainingandeducationresourceswith
industrydemand.
Theundersignedurgestatelegislatorstosupportfullfundingofthe
state'sworkforceprograms.
Endorsingorganizationsfollow

LISTOFENDORSINGORGANIZATIONSFORLETTEROFSUPPORTFORSTATEWORKFORCE
PROGRAMS

OrganizationLocation

11199CTrainingandUpgradingFundPhiladelphia
2ABFFreightSystemSouthCentralPAandstatewide
3AbingtonMemorialHospitalAbington,MontgomeryCounty
4AccoMaterialHandlingSolutionsYorkCounty
5AdolorCorporationExton,MontgomeryCounty
6AdvancedPowderProducts,Inc.Philipsburg
7AdvantageMetalPowders,Inc.Ridgway
8AlleghenyLudlumSouthwestPA
9AllianceforBusinessand
EducationLeadershipIndianaCounty
10AmericanFederationofGovernment
EmployeesStatewide
11AmericanFederationofState,
County,andMunicipalEmployees
(AFSCME),DistrictCouncil13Statewide
12AmericanInfrastructureNorristown,MontgomeryCounty
13AmericanSteelandAluminumSouthCentralPAandstatewide
14AmeriColdLogisticsBethlehem
15AmerisourceBergenBethlehem
16Andrea'sFamilyDayCareClearfieldCounty
17ANDRITZINC.Muncy
18ApexHomes,Inc.Middleburg
19AuntD'sChildCareServicesPhiladelphia
20AvisAmerica,Inc.Avis
21Baby'sFirstCarePhiladelphia
22BackeInteractive,aDivisionof
BackeCommunicationsArdmore,MontgomeryCounty
23BarberTruckingBrookville
24Barbi'sFamilyChildCareClearfieldCounty
25BarkerSteelCompany,Inc.Allentown
26BeaconLightBehavioralHealth
SystemBradford,McKeanCounty
27BehrProcessAllentown
28BemisCompany,Inc.WestHazelton,PA
29BerwickOffrayLLCBerwick
30BetterJobs-BetterCareStatewide
31BettyRoseberry'sDayCareClearfieldCounty
32BilletIndustriesYorkCounty
33BioImagingTechnologiesNewtown
34BloomsburgHealthSystemBloomsburg
35BloomsburgUniversity,MageeCenterBloomsburg
36BOCDesignBerwick
37Boyle,Inc.SouthwestPA
38BradfordRegionalMedicalCenterMcKeanCounty
39BrazilGourmetAllentown
40BrodartCo.Williamsport
41BrookvilleEquipmentCompanyBrookville
42BrookvilleHospitalBrookville
43BroomallRehabilitationPhiladelphia
44BucksCountyCommunityCollegeBucksCounty
45ButlerTownshipPoliceDepartmentSouthwestPA
46Caldwell'sFamilyChildCare
andFamilyDayCareClearfieldCounty
47CalexLogisticsServicesPittston,LuzerneCounty
48CambridgeGroupPhiladelphia
49Cameron/ElkMH/MRRidgway
50CapitalAreaTransitCapitalRegion
51CauleyDetectiveAgencySouthwestPA
52CecilTownshipPoliceDepartmentSouthwestPA
53CentennialVillagePhiladelphia
54CentralSecurityServicesSouthwestPA
55CentreTownshipPoliceDepartmentSouthwestPA
56ChariotSolutionsPhiladelphia
57CharlesColeMemorialHospitalCoudersport
58ChesterCountyEconomic
DevelopmentCouncilChesterCounty
59ChesterCountyIntermediateUnitChesterCounty
60ChestnutHillLodgePhiladelphia
61ChildCareProvidersUnitedStatewide
62ChiralTechnologies,Inc.WestChester,ChesterCounty
63CigarsInternationalLehighValley
64CitizensBankofPA.Pittsburgh,AlleghenyCounty
65CityofButlerPoliceDepartmentSouthwestPA
66ClarionSinteredMetalsRidgway
67CocaColaNorthAmericaAllentown
68CollegiateConsortiumPhiladelphia
69CommunityCollegeof
AlleghenyCountyAlleghenyCounty
70ComposidieSouthwestPA
71ConAgraFoodsMilton
72CONSOLEnergySouthwestPA
73Construction&GeneralLaborers'
LocalUnionNo.833SouthwestPA
74ContactTechnologies,Inc.St.Marys
75Corporate&ContinuingEducationBloomsburg
76Corrado&SonsMasonryContractor,
Inc.Souderton,MontgomeryCounty
77Cressman'sFamily
ChildCare-DanvilleClearfieldCounty
78CrestHomesMilton
79Crozer-KeystoneHealthSystemPhiladelphia
80CustomBuildingSystems,LLCMiddleburg
81CustomTool&DieSouthwestPA
82DavidJ.ThompsonMailing
CorporationBloomsburg
83Debbie'sLittleAngelsPhiladelphia
84DeerMeadowsPhiladelphia
85DelawareValleyIndustrialResource
CenterSoutheastPA
86DeluxeBuildingSystems,Inc.Berwick
87DesignHomes,LLCBloomsburg
88Destini'sDayCareClearfieldCounty
89Diane'sLittleDarlingsClearfieldCounty
90DSCLogisticsLehighValley
91DuBoisChamberofCommerce-DuBoisDuBois
92DurametalInc.SouthwestPA
93E.H.SchwabSouthwestPA
94ElkMetalsSt.Marys
95ElkRegionalHealthCenterSt.Marys
96EmporiumPowderedMetals,Inc.Emporium
97EnhancedSinteredProducts,Inc.St.Marys
98EvangelicalCommunityHospitalLewisburgPA
99EvansNetworkofCompaniesSchuylkillHaven,Schuylkill
County
100ExcelHomes,Inc.Liverpool
101FairviewPaperMill-GenesisPhiladelphia
102FallsCreekPowderedMetal,Inc.Brockway
103FemcoMachineCompanyLLCPunxsutawney
104FirstColumbiaBank&TrustCo.Bloomsburg
105FirstNationalBankofPortAlleganyPortAllegany
106FlaviaWestChester,ChesterCounty
107FlavorRightBethlehem
108ForemostIndustries,Inc.Greencastle
109FoundationCoalSouthwestPA
110FrankMartzCoachCompanyWilkesBarre,LuzerneCounty
111GarritySalesShinglehouse
112GeneralCarbideSouthwestPA
113GeneralContractors'Association
ofPennsylvaniaStatewide
114GeneralDynamics-OTSYorkCounty
115GentivaHealthServicesStateCollege
116GirtonManufacturingMillville
117GlatfelterSpringGroveMillandCorporate
Headquarters,YorkCount
118GoldenLivingCentersMorethan40long-termcare
facilitiesstatewide
119GoldenLiving-LansdalePhiladelphia
120GoldenLiving-StentonPhiladelphia
121GoodwillIndustriesofNorth
CentralPAFallsCreek
122Graduate!PhiladelphiaSoutheastPA
123GraphicArtsIncorporatedPhiladelphia
124GraphicCommunicationsCouncil--
InternationalBrotherhoodof
TeamstersLocal14MSoutheastPA
125GreaterHazletonPartnersin
EducationHazleton(Luzerne/Schuylkill),
Harrisburg(Dauphin),
Allentown(Lehigh),York
(York),Pittsburgh-HQ
(Allegheny),Washington
(Washington),WestMiddlesex
(Mercer)
126GreaterPARegionalCarpentersSouthwestPA
127GreaterScrantonChamberof
CommerceNortheastPA
128GreentreeBoroughPoliceDepartmentSouthwestPA
129GuardianLehighValley
130HamillManufacturingSouthwestPA
131HarperCollinsPublishersScrantonandWilliamsport
132HavenHomes,Inc.BeechCreek
133HazletonChamberHazleton,LuzerneCounty
134Helpmates,Inc.Ridgway
135Hoffman/NewYorker,Inc.Dushore
136HomemakerServicesPhiladelphia
137HousingAssociationofDelaware
ValleySoutheastPA
138HumanCapitalManagementInc.Wayne,MontgomeryCounty
139IBMMechanicsburg,Cumberland
County
140IMCConstruction,Inc.Malvern,ChesterCounty
141ImpressUSACarnegie
142IndianaCountyTechnologyCenterIndianaCounty
143IndianaHealthcareFoundationIndianaCounty
144IndianaRegionalMedicalCenterIndianaCounty
145InglisHousePhiladelphia
146IntegrityBuildingSystems,Inc.Milton
147InternationalBrotherhoodof
TeamstersLocalUnion776CapitalRegion
148InternationalUnionofOperating
Engineers,Local95Pittsburgh,AlleghenyCounty
149InternationalWaxes-SmethportSmethport
150ITTTechnicalInstituteMechanicsburg,Cumberland
County
151J*LisManagementConsultingDelawareValley
152JardenPlasticSolutionsReedsville
153JatcoSouthwestPA
154JeanLMaine'sDayCareClearfieldCounty
155JeaneMyersClearfieldCounty
156JEVSHumanServicesPhiladelphia
157JIT-BrockwayBrockway
158Kathie'sChristmas&CollectiblesCampHill,CumberlandCounty
159Kennametal,Inc.SouthwestPA
160KensingtonCommunityCorporation
forIndividualDignity(KenCCID)Philadelphia
161KeystoneBuildingProductsSelinsgrove
162KeystoneDevelopmentPartnershipStatewide
163KeystoneFamilyChildCare
AssociationClearfieldCounty
164KeystoneInsurersGroupNorthumberland
165KeystoneResearchCenterHarrisburg,DauphinCountyand
Statewide
166KleerdexCompany,LLCBloomsburg
167KohlheppCustomCounterTopsDuBois
168KraftFoods/LehighValleyAllentown
169KTHArchitects,Inc.DuBois
170LackawannaCollegeLackawannaCounty
171LADEnterprisesWestChester
172LehighValleyWorkforce
InvestmentBoardLehighValley
173LibertyResourcesPhiladelphia
174LifeSensors,Inc.Malvern,ChesterCounty
175LocusPharmaceuticalsBlueBell,MontgomeryCounty
176LuzerneCountyCommunityCollegeColumbia,Northumberland,
Lackawanna,Luzerne,
Susquehanna,Wyoming
177MacronDynamics,Inc.Horsham
178Maid-RiteSteakCompanyInc.Dunmore
179MajesticOaksWarminster
180ManorwoodHomes,Inc.PineGrove
181ManpowerEaston
182Manufacturers'Associationof
SouthCentralPennsylvaniaSouthCentralPA
183Martini,IncDrums
184MaternityCareCoalitionSoutheastPA
185MatsonLumberCompanyBrookville
186MeadowSpringsPhiladelphia
187MetalPowderProductsSt.MarysandRidgway
188MetaldyneSinteredMetalsRidgway
189MetPlas,Inc.SouthwestPA
190MetropolitanCareerCenterPhiladelphia
191MicronResearchCorporationEmporium
192MidAtlanticDistrictLabsFreeport,ArmstrongCounty
193MiningTechnology&TrainingCenterSouthwestPA
194MittalSteelSteelton,DauphinCounty
195ModularStructuresofPASelinsgrove
196MontgomeryCountyWorkforce
InvestmentBoardNorristown
197MontgomeryLabsBerwick
198Mrs.T'sPierogiesShenandoah,SchuylkillCounty
199Ms.Betty'sGroupDayCarePhiladelphia
200MuncyHomes,Inc.Muncy
201MyersFamilyDayCareMorrisdale
202MyOwnITGuy,Inc.-TheITStaffing
CompanyPhiladelphia
203NationalUnionofHospitaland
HealthCareEmployeesSoutheastPAandStatewide
204NBSTrucking,LTDCusterCity
205NestlePurinaPetCareAllentown
206NeuroneticsMalvern,ChesterCounty
207NewEraBuildingSystems,Inc.Strattanville
208NewPennMotorExpressSouthCentralPAandstatewide
209NHSHumanServicesPhiladelphia
210NortheastPAFoodProcessing
IndustryPartnershipBradford,Carbon,Lackawanna,
Luzerne,Monroe,Pike,
Schuylkill,Sullivan,
Susquehanna,Tioga,Wayne,and
WyomingCounties
211NortheastPAIndustrial
ResourceCenterHanoverTownship
212NortheastPALogistics&
TransportationIndustry
PartnershipBradford,Carbon,Lackawanna,
Luzerne,Monroe,Pike,
Schuylkill,Sullivan,
Susquehanna,Tioga,Wayne,and
WyomingCounties
213NortheasternPennsylvaniaAllianceLuzerne,Lackawanna,
Schuylkill,Carbon,Monroe,
Wayne,PikeCounties
214NorthwayIndustries,Inc.Middleburg
215NorthwestPAPlumbers'&
Steamfitters'JATCSouthwestPA
216Nucleonics,Inc.Horsham
217NuPatheInc.Conshohocken,MontgomeryCounty
218OakManor,Inc.St.Marys
219OctagonResearchSolutionsWayne,MontgomeryCounty
220OfficeofEconomicDevelopment
(OECD)Bradford,McKeanCounty
221O-IPlants18/19Brockway
222OmegaBankWilliamsport
223OmegaDesignCorporationExton,MontgomeryCounty
224OsramSylvaniaYorkCounty
225OverbrookSchoolFortheBlindPhiladelphia
226OxfordBinderPhiladelphia
227PAAssociationofWorkforce
InvestmentBoardsCampHill
228PACareerLinkButlerCounty
229PaperMagicGroup,Inc.Elysburg
230ParaprofessionalHealthcare
Institute,PennsylvaniaStatewide
231PathwaysPASwarthmore,MontgomeryCounty
andStatewide
232PeakSolutions,Inc.CampHill,CumberlandCounty
233PearlPressmanLiberty
CommunicationsGroupPhiladelphia
234PennCenter(partofUPHS)Philadelphia
235PennLyonHomesCorporationSelinsgrove
236PennStateCooperativeExtensionPortAllegany
237PennStateUniversity-OutreachStatewide
238PennState-DelawareCountyDelawareCounty
239PennsylvaniaAFL-CIOStatewide
240PennsylvaniaAmericanWater375communitiesacrossPA
241PennsylvaniaCollegeofTechnologyWilliamsport
242PennsylvaniaCouncilofChurchesStatewide
243PennsylvaniaHome-basedChildCare
ProviderAssociationStatewide
244PennsylvaniaManufacturedHousing
AssociationNewCumberland
245PennsylvaniaPartners(workforce
professionalassociation)Statewide(HQinCampHill)
246PennsylvaniaProfessionalFire
FightersAssociationStatewide
247PennsylvaniaStateEducation
Association(PSEA)Statewide
248PennsylvaniansUnitedforQuality
CareStatewide(36long-term
caresites)
249PepperidgeFarmDowningtown,ChesterCounty
250PermagrainKarthaus
251PeterstownshipPoliceDepartmentSouthwestPA
252PhiladelphiaHealthManagement
CorporationDelawareValley
253PhiladelphiaPrintConsortiumSoutheastPA
254PhoenixSinteredMetals,Inc.Brockway
255PineGroveMfg.Homes,Inc.PineGrove
256PittOhioExpress,LLCHazleton(Luzerne/Schuylkill),
Harrisburg(Dauphin),
Allentown(Lehigh),York
(York),Pittsburgh-HQ
(Allegheny),Washington
(Washington),WestMiddlesex
(Mercer)
257PittsburghCorningPortAllegany
258PittsburghLogisticsSystemsSouthwestPA
259PittsburghRegionalBusiness
CoalitiononHomelandSecuritySouthwestPA
260PlayworldSystems,Inc.Lewisburg
261PleasantValleyModularHomes,Inc.PineGrove
262Plumbers'&Steamfitters'Local
UnionNo.47SouthwestPA
263PrecisionCompactedComponents,
Inc.Wilcox
264PressEnterprise,Inc.Bloomsburg
265Pro-BuiltHomesMifflintown
266Quadrate2000LtdLandisville
267QualityCompactedMetals,Inc.Emporium
268RamsayMachineDevelopmentAllentown
269RidgwayPowderedMetals,Inc.Ridgway
270RieterAutomotiveNorthAmericaBloomsburg
271Ritz-CraftCorp.Mifflinburg
272RoadwayExpressSouthCentralPAandstatewide
273S&TBankAllegheny,Westmoreland,
Clarion,Armstrong,Indiana,
Clearfield,Jefferson,Blair,
ButlerandCambriaCounties
274Sabrina'sKidsCastleClearfieldCounty
275SacredHeartManorPhiladelphia
276SaintGobainContainersNorthCentralPA
277Sandy'sFamilyChildCareBrockway,JeffersonCounty
278SeagateTechnologiesSouthwestPA
279ServiceEmployeesInternational
Union(SEIU)StateCouncilStatewide
280Sherick'sFamilyDayCare-
ClearfieldClearfieldCounty
281SiemensMedicalSolutionsHealth
ServicesMalvern,ChesterCounty
282SignatureBuildingSystems,Inc.Moosic
283SimplexIndustries,Inc.Scranton
284SimpsonHousePhiladelphia
285SJSCreativeWoodDesigns,Inc.NorthCentralPA
286Skylon,Inc.SugarGrove
287SmithEdwardsDunlapPhiladelphia
288SouthHillsSchoolStateCollege
289SouthwestPAAreaHealth
EducationCenterSouthwestPA
290SpringsWindowFashionsLLCMontgomery
291St.MarysCarbonSt.Marys
292St.MonicaManorPhiladelphia
293StagesDayCarePhiladelphia
294StateFarmInsuranceNescopeck
295SteelValleyAuthorityDuquesne,AlleghenyCounty;
Harrisburg,DauphinCounty;
serving49counties
296SterlingNursingHomeand
RehabilitationCenterPhiladelphia
297StructuralModulars,Inc.Strattanville
298SunBuildingSystems,LLCTaylor
299TastyBakingCompanyChesterCounty
300TechnologyCouncilofCentral
PennsylvaniaCentralPA
301TechQuest-PennsylvaniaStatewide
302TempleInlandShippenville
303TempleUniversityHospitalPhiladelphia
304TheAssociationforIndependent
Growth(TAIG)Philadelphia
305TheCentralPennsylvania
InformationTechnology&
CommunicationsIndustry
PartnershipSouthCentralPA
306TheNorthPhiladelphia
HealthSystem(NPHS)Philadelphia
307ThePennsylvaniaTelecommunications
TaskForceStatewide
308ThePhiladelphiaHealthManagement
CorporationPhiladelphia
309ThoughtDrivers,LLCSouthwestPA
310ThreeRiversAreaLaborand
ManagementCommitteeSouthwestPA
311ThreeRiversMarineandRail
TerminalsSouthwestPA
312Tri-CountyCommunityNetworkBerks,Chester,andMontgomery
Counties
313UMPCSouthwestPA
314UNITEHERE-PhiladelphiaJoint
BoardPhiladelphiaandsurrounding
counties
315UnitedChildCareUnionSoutheastPAandStatewide
316UnitedMineWorkersCareerCenterSouthwestPA
317UnitedSteelworkersLocal1688CapitalRegion
318UnitedSteelworkersUnionStatewide
319UnitedTransportationUnion's
PALegislativeBoardStatewide
320UnitedWayofSoutheastern
PennsylvaniaDelaware,Chester,Montgomery,
andPhiladelphia
321UniversalWellServices,Inc.Punxsutawney
322UniversityofPennsylvaniaMedical
CenterPhiladelphia
323UniversityofPittsburghat
BradfordMcKeanCounty
324USNavy,NAVSISAMechanicsburg,Cumberland
County
325UtilityWorkersUnionofAmerica
Local1537Statewide
326V.Talese,Inc.Norristown,MontgomeryCounty
327VisionQualityComponents,Inc.Clearfield
328VisitingNurseAssociationof
IndianaCountyWhiteTownship,IndianaCounty
329VoithSiemensHydroYorkCounty
330WWPattersonSouthwestPA
331W.R.Case&SonsCutleryCompanyBradford,McKeanCounty
332WalgreensBethlehem
333WallingfordNursingHomePhiladelphia
334WelcomingCenterforNew
PennsylvaniansPhiladelphia
335WesternCentralPAElectricians
JATCSouthwestPA
336WesternPALaborers'Education
&TrustSouthwestPA
337Wickett&CraigofAmericaCurwensville
338Woodling'sFamilyChildCareWoodland
339WoodwardSouthwestPA
340WorthingtonSteelpacSystemsYorkCounty
341York/AdamsCountyCentralLabor
CouncilAdamsandYorkCounties
342ZippoManufacturingBradford,McKeanCounty



SOURCEPennsylvaniaPartnersforWorkforceDevelopment


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