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Resources Pennsylvania Government Agencies

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Please select a topic below to jump directly to the corresponding agency:

1. Discrimination/Harassment

2. Safety & Health

3. Unemployment Insurance

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

5. Workers' Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Pennsylvania, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Pennsylvania

Discrimination/Harassment - State Agency

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC)
Please contact the office serving the county where the discrimination occurred (not necessarily the closest to where you live).

Harrisburg Regional Office
Riverfront Office Center
1101-1125 S. Front Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17104-2515
Phone: (717) 787-9784
TTY: (717) 787-7279
Counties Served: Adams, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Cambria, Carbon, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming and York.

Philadelphia Regional Office
711 State Office Building
1400 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Phone: (215) 560-2496
TTY: (215) 560-3599
Counties Served: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia.

Pittsburgh Regional Office
11th Floor State Office Building
300 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 565-5395
TTY: (412) 565-5711
Counties Served: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Venango, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland.

Web Address: http://www.phrc.state.pa.us

Agency Description/Mission: The mission of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is to administer and enforce the PHRAct and the PFEOA of the Commonwealth of the Pennsylvania for the identification and elimination of discrimination and the providing of equal opportunity for all persons. The PHRC is mandated to enforce the Commonwealth's laws that prohibit discrimination because of race, color, religion, ancestry, age (40 and above), sex, national origin, non-job related disability, known association with a disabled individual, possession of a diploma based on passing a general education development test and familial status. The PHRC's jurisdiction covers employment, housing and commercial real estate, public accommodations, education, refusal or willingness to participate in abortion procedures and monitoring racial tension situations.

Discrimination/Harassment - Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Philadelphia District Office

21 South 5th Street
4th Floor
Philadephia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 440-2600
TTY: (215) 440-2610

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Pittsburgh Area Office

1000 Liberty Avenue
Suite 1112
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4187
Phone: (412) 395-5749
TTY: (412) 644-2720

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies.

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Allentown Area Office
850 North 5th Street
Allentown, PA 18102-1731
Phone: (610) 776-0592
Fax: (610) 776-1913
Philadelphia Area Office
US Custom House, Room 242
Second & Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2902
Phone: (215) 597-4955
Fax: (215) 597-1956
Erie Area Office
3939 West Ridge Road, Suite B12
Erie, PA 16506-1857
Phone: (814) 833-5758
Fax: (814) 833-8919
Pittsburgh Area Office
Federal Office Building, Room 1428
1000 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4101
Phone: (412) 395-4903
Fax: (412) 395-6380
Harrisburg Area Office
Progress Plaza
49 North Progress Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17109-3596
Phone: (717) 782-3902
Fax: (717) 782-3746
Wilkes-Barre Area Office
The Stegmaier Building
Suite 410
7 North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702-5241
Phone: (570) 826-6538
Fax: (570) 821-4170

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies

3. Unemployment Insurance

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Unemployment Compensation Claims Information Center

6th Floor, Labor & Industry Bldg.
Seventh & Forster Sts.
Harrisburg, PA 17121
Phone (Toll-Free): (888) 313-7284
TTY (Toll-Free): (888) 334-4046
Pennsylvania Teleclaims:
Toll-Free: (888) 255-4728
TTY (Toll-Free): (888) 411-4728
Web Address: http://www.dli.state.pa.us/landi/cwp/view.asp?a=355&Q=235210

Pennsylvania Unemployment Compensation Handbook
Applying for UC Benefits

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

Bureau of Labor Law Compliance
1301 Labor and Industry Building
Seventh and Forster Streets
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0019
Phone: (717) 787-4671
Toll-Free: (800) 932-0665
Fax: (717) 787-0517
Web Address: http://www.dli.state.pa.us/landi/cwp/view.asp?a=196&Q=65894

Agency Description/Mission: The Bureau of Labor Law Compliance is responsible for the administration, education, and enforcement of labor laws. As such, it provides employers and employees with educational outreach seminars, conducts investigations and resolves disputes when complaints are received.

New Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Requirements Frequently Asked Questions
Minimum Wage and Overtime Complaint Form

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Philadelphia District Office

US Custom House, Room 350
Second & Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 597-4950
Fax: (215) 597-4949

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Pittsburgh District Office

Federal Building
1000 Liberty Ave., Room 313
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: (412) 395-4996
Fax: (412) 395-5772

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Wilkes Barre District Office

7 North Wilkes Barre Blvd.
Stegmaier Bldg. Suite 373M
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702-5284
Phone: (570) 826-6316
Fax: (570) 821-4186

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
Bureau of Workers' Compensation

1171 So. Cameron Street, Rm. 324
Harrisburg, PA 17104-2501
Phone: (717) 772-4447
Toll-Free: (800) 482-2383
TTY: (800) 362-4228
Web Address: http://www.dli.state.pa.us/landi/cwp/view.asp?a=138&q=220671

Workers' Compensation & The Injured Worker
Forms

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