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Federal Tipoffs Involving Pennsylvania Newsletter for Sunday January 05, 2020 ( 4 items )  

Commerce Secretary Ross Submits Op-Ed on Blue-collar Workers
WASHINGTON, Dec. 31 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce issued the following op-ed: Blue collar workers are rising. After decades of their being left behind, President Donald Trump has helped grow a full-blown blue-collar boom that can be felt on manufacturing floors in Ohio, at steel production facilities in Pennsylvania and construction sites in Wisconsin. Instead of dismissing America's blue-collar workers, as politicians had done for decades, the Trump administration has fought for them and   more

Department of Labor Investigation Results in Pennsylvania Landscaping Company Paying $74,290 in Back Wages and Penalties
MOUNT PLEASANT, Pennsylvania, Jan. 3 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division issued the following news release: Silvis Group Inc. - a Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, landscaping company - has entered consent findings with the U.S. Department of Labor requiring payment of $74,290 in back wages and penalties for violating the labor provisions of the H-2B temporary visa program. An investigation by the Department's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) determined - that from January 17, 201  more

DLA: Army War College Class Tours Eastern Distribution Center, Receives Firsthand Look at the Global Logistics in Action
WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: The mission of the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, is "to prepare selected military, civilian, and international leaders for the responsibilities of strategic leadership." With wars fought on multiple fronts and installations around the world, logistics plays a major role in accomplishing that mission. Fortunately for the students and staff at the war college, the Eastern  more

DLA: Family Advocacy Program Manager Reflects on 18 Years of Federal Service
NEW CUMBERLAND, Pennsylvania, Jan. 1 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: Having served 18 years in Federal Service, Ann Walker, Family Advocacy Program manager, Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna, is retiring. Walker's last eight years of service have been with DLA. "Prior to federal service, I worked at a residential facility for children who required specialized placement. I worked at Dunham Army Health Clinic at C  more