A Pennsylvania employment agency bond is required by all applicants, resident and non-resident in order to operate a private employment agency within the state.  The state law in brief, defines an employment agent as every person, copartnership, association or corporation engaged in operating an intelligence office, domestic and commercial employment agency, theatrical or entertainment employment agency, general employment bureau, shipping agency, nurses’ registry or any other agency or office for the purpose of procuring or attempting to procure help or employment or engagements for persons seeking employment.  The Pennsylvania employment agency bond must be filed with the Secretary of Labor a bond of a duly authorized surety company, to be approved by the Department, in the penal sum of three thousand ($3,000) dollars payable to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The Pennsylvania employment agency bond must be conditioned that the applicant will comply with the provisions of the laws regulating employment agents and shall pay all damages occasioned to any person by reason of any misstatement, misrepresentation, fraud or deceit or any unlawful act or omission of any such person, his agent or employes, while acting within the scope of their employment conducted under the license, or caused by any other violation of the Private Employment Agency Act in carrying on agency business. Pennsylvania surety leaderSurety One, Inc. is the ‘No. 1′ underwriter of the financial services sector.  We offer terms to all applicants in every state that requires bonding of private employment agencies. We also offer superlative fidelity bond coverages to insure losses due to employee dishonesty.  Visit us at SuretyOne.com, call (787) 333-0222 or (800) 373-2804, or email Underwriting@SuretyOne.com for a Pennsylvania employment agency bond application or for further information about Pennsylvania surety bonds.