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March 26, 2020

A Primer on Emergency Occupational Licensing Reforms for Combating COVID-19

*Last Updated 3/30/2020 **This will be updated as new reforms are put into place during this pandemic   Emergency reforms sorted by type of reform Out-of-State […]
February 4, 2020

Call For Papers

Occupational Regulation Conference Below is the 2020 Call-for-Papers for the CSOR Occupational Regulation Conference: CSOR St. Francis University will be collaborating with Alicia Plemmons at Southern […]
November 11, 2019

CSOR’s Veteran Survey Goes Live

The Knee Center for the Study of Occupational regulation transitions into year two of the PA Project with the U.S. Department of Labor, studying the effects […]
October 30, 2019

Auditor General DePasquale Seeks Solutions to Help Veterans Make Smooth Transition to Civilian Workforce

News for Immediate Release Oct. 29, 2019 Auditor General DePasquale Seeks Solutions to Help Veterans Make Smooth Transition to Civilian Workforce LANCASTER – Auditor General Eugene […]
September 12, 2019

Barriers to Work in the Mountain State

A Closer Look at Occupational Licensing in West Virginia   Though scrutiny of occupational licensing has increased nationwide over the last few years, it remains woefully […]
August 5, 2019

SFU Receives $1 million to Help Veterans Earn Degrees

Veterans and military personnel will now have an easier way to finish their degree and obtain occupational licensing. The U.S. Department of Labor announced that Saint […]
July 1, 2019

Governor Wolf Signs Bill to Help Attract New Workers to Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf signed HB 1172, now Act 41 of 2019, that cuts bureaucratic red tape to make it easier for new Pennsylvanians, including […]
April 30, 2019

CSOR Hosts Inaugural Occupational Licensing Conference: Emerging Scholars

The Knee Center for the Study Occupational Regulation welcomed thirteen scholars from across the world to discuss and debate the many aspects of occupational regulation from […]
April 30, 2019

CSOR Presents at FBLA

Emily Vargo (left), Director of Policy Research and Academic Programs and Alexis Schumacher (right), Graduate Assistant attended Pennsylvania’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership […]
April 1, 2019

Texas barbers and cosmetologists do not need to spend time and money on state licensing

Recent media coverage in Texas suggests that the sky might fall if House Bill 1705 is enacted, removing licensing requirements for barbers and cosmetologists. The bill […]