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Department of Agriculture - Region 6Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture houses of the following offices: - Bureau of Animal Health - Bureau of Food Safety - Bureau of Plant Industry - Bureau of Ride and Measures (Weights Division) - Bureau of Dog Law - Bureau of Farmland Preservation - Bureau of Farm Show Complex - Bureau of Food Distribution - Bureau of Market Development - Bureau of Ride and Measures (Rides Division) Also provide information on local commissions and laboratories, farm show events, diseases and viruses and education grants. Provides information on West Nile Virus: 877.PA.HEALTH (877.72.432584) DauphinDepartment of Agriculture - Region 6Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Department of Agriculture - Region 7Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture houses of the following offices: - Bureau of Animal Health - Bureau of Food Safety - Bureau of Plant Industry - Bureau of Ride and Measures (Weights Division) - Bureau of Dog Law - Bureau of Farmland Preservation - Bureau of Farm Show Complex - Bureau of Food Distribution - Bureau of Market Development - Bureau of Ride and Measures (Rides Division)MontgomeryDepartment of Agriculture - Region 7Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
PA Department of Agriculture - Region 4Bureau of Food Safety, Bureau of Animal Health and Diagnostic Services, Bureau of Plant Industry, Bureau of Ride & Measurement Standards (Weights & Measures Division), Bureau of Dog Law EnforcementWestmorelandPA Department of Agriculture - Region 4Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Public Utility Commission - Termination, Information, ComplaintsMonitors and regulates utility company behavior in the area of consumer complaints. Investigates consumer complaints against PUC-regulated utility companies (including telephone complaints).DauphinPA Public Utility CommissionPA Public Utility Commission
United States Department of Labor - Wage and Hour DivisionAdministers and enforces the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Website: www.dol.gov/elaws/esa/fmla/faq.asp, and a number of other labor laws. The FLSA establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record keeping, and child labor standards which affect full and part time workers in the private sector and in federal, state, and local governments. The enforcement of the FLSA is carried out by compliance officers who have the authority to conduct investigations and gather data on wages, hours, and other employment conditions or practices. The Fair Labor Standards Act: - Sets the minimum wage at $7.25/hour - Requires most employers to pay time and a half after 40 hours per week (for hourly workers) - Sets Child Labor Standards to protect children under the age of 18 The Fair Labor Standards act DOES NOT require employers to provide - Vacation pay - Holiday pay - Severance pay - Sick pay - Meal breaks - Rest periods - Holidays off - Vacations - Premium pay for weekend or holiday work - Pay raises - Fringe benefits - Discharge notices - Reasons for discharge - Immediate pay of final wages at time of employee's discharge A service of the U.S. Department of Labor. LuzerneUnited States Department of Labor - Wage and Hour DivisionUnited States Department of Labor

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