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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is the time frame for review and final decision of a request or appeal to the Industrial Board?
  2. Where can I obtain a copy of the Appeal, Extension of Time or Variance Request Form?
  3. What is the fee for appeals and requests to the Industrial Board?
  4. When does the Board meet?
  5. If additional information is needed, how do I contact the Industrial Board?

What is the time frame for review and final decision of a request or appeal to the Industrial Board?

The Industrial Board has a turn-around review time of 45 to 60 days beginning on the date a petition is received for variances(s) or extensions of time. There are no cut-off dates for submission of requests. After the Board has acted on an appeal or the request, an Industrial Board Order is issued.

Where can I obtain a copy of the Appeal, Extension of Time or Variance Request Form?

Forms can be found on the Industrial Board Website on the Forms page.

What is the fee for these submissions to the Industrial Board?

Fees can vary. Please refer to the filing requirements on the appropriate request form.

When does the Board meet?

In accordance with the Sunshine Law Meeting Notice, (Act 84 of 1986), proposed Industrial Board meeting dates are published as a matter of public record. Meeting dates are subject to change based on Board Member's schedules and, if changed, republication is made.

The proposed meeting dates for 2016 are as follows:

2017
January 24 February 28
March 28 April 25
May 23 June 27
July 18 August 22
September 19 October 24
November 14 December 19

If additional information is needed, how do I contact the Industrial Board?

You may contact the Industrial Board at the following or visit the Industrial Board website.

Industrial Board
Labor and Industry Building
Room 1622
651 Boas Street
Harrisburg, PA 17121
Telephone: 717-787-6114
Fax: 717-705-6786