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PA CareerLink® has compiled a list of commonly used websites for government departments. Please remember that by clicking on any of the links below you will be leaving the CareerLink Pittsburgh website.

Website Listing for Departments of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

PA Department of Labor & Industry
Foreign Labor Certification
Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Pennsylvania Workforce Development
PA WorkStats
Pennsylvania State Data Center
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Department of Education
Allegheny County Economic Development
WedNet
Score Pittsburgh
Small Business Development Center/Duquesne University
Small Business Development Center/PITT IEE
Mandatory Postings
Employer Hiring Incentives Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Here is a condensed version of the Work Opportunity Tax Credits and Federal Bonding Programs:

Telephone Listings for Departments of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing: 717-783-4912
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation: 717-787-5244
Bureau of Blindness & Visual Services: 866-375-8264
State Workers’ Insurance Fund: 570-963-4601
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission: 717-787-4410
Office of Unemployment Compensation Tax Services:Relief from Charges (Employers): 717-787-4677
UC Benefit Services: 866-223-4718
UC Fraud Reporting: 800-692-7469
Bureau of Labor Law Compliance:Prevailing Wage Law: 800-932-0665
Apprenticeship & Training: 800-932-0665
Labor Standards: 800-932-0665
PA One-Call (Utility line protection): 800-242-1776
Bureau of Occupational & Industrial Safety: 717-787-3323
Bureau of Employer Tax Operations: 866-403-6163

Website Listings for the Federal Department of Labor

US Department of Labor
US Census Bureau
US Bureau of Labor Statistics
US Business Data and Statistics
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Employment Stats
US Department of Commerce – Bureau of Economic Analysis
BusinessUSA
Dept. of Labor - Interactive E-tools on Federal Employment Laws
OSHA Compliance Assistance
USA.gov - Information for Businesses & Nonprofits
Small Business Association
Job Description Writer
Career One Stop-Business Resources
US Citizenship and Immigration Services
Office of Women’s Business Ownership
US Census Data Tools