Labor Power Players – Jennifer Berrier, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry

Join us today for a talk with Jennifer Berrier, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry. In this interview, Secretary Berrier discusses her daily responsibilities, which include covering a variety of laws, from unemployment compensation to vocational rehabilitation. She also speaks about the ways in organized labor has been impacted by the pandemic, particularly about how the issue of workplace safety has been brought to the forefront. Finally, Secretary Berrier shares with us her hopes for the future of Pennsylvania’s workforce: that the minimum wage be raised statewide.