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Pennsylvania anti-bullying Healthy Workplace Bill makes 11 bills in 10 states in 2015

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Pennsylvania state Rep. Mark Cohen, along with seven co-sponsors, introduced HB 1041 on April 21, 2015.

PA joins other states — Texas, New York, Massachusetts, and Minnesota — with versions of the WBI anti-bullying Healthy Workplace Bill (HWB) that include employer liability for enabling a health-harming abusive work environment.

In 2015 alone 11 bills have been introduced in 10 states. Since 2003, 29 states and two territories have introduced some version of the HWB.

If you are a Pennsylvanian, go to the State Page for all contact information for lawmakers — co-sponsors and the key members of the House Labor and Industry Committee. Thank sponsors and encourage committee leaders to hold a public hearing for the bill, HB 1041.

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PA becomes 25th State — 10th in 2013

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Rep. Mark Cohen (D-202) is the prime sponsor of HB 1179, Pennsylvania’s first-ever introduction of the Healthy Workplace Bill, dubbed the Healthy Workplace Act introduced on April 15, 2013. There are 10 cosponsors.

The bill is the 13th bill to be active in the U.S. in 2013. PA becomes the 10th state to carry a bill this legislative session.

Visit the PA State Page at this website to use our E-Z Emailer to thank the sponsors and to encourage the House Labor and Industry Committee Chairs to schedule a public hearing for the bill.


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