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Department of Labor & Industry Releases COVID-19 Enforcement Actions, Dec. 28 – Jan. 1

01/05/2021

Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry's (L&I) Bureau of Labor Law Compliance released data related to COVID-19 enforcement actions for December 28, 2020, to January 1, 2021. The information is specific to COVID-19 mitigation efforts related to businesses that are not covered by other state agencies, boards, or bureaus.

To date, the Bureau of Labor Law Compliance has assigned 262 cases to its investigators. Between December 28, 2020, and January 1, 2021, the Department was referred 11 new cases and completed 5 investigations that were sent to the Department of Health (DOH).

L&I is assisting the DOH in investigating employee complaints that their employers are violating COVID safety orders issued by Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine. L&I serves as the point of receipt for all workplace-related complaints and works with DOH to investigate COVID-related complaints and seek appropriate remedies.

Pennsylvania workers can report workplace safety concerns through the form on DOH's website.

For more information about L&I's COVID-19 response, visit L&I's website.

MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah DeSantis, dlipress@pa.gov

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