Below is a statement from Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I-At Large), on Mayor Bowser returning the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 to the Council unsigned: “I’m thrilled that the District of Columbia is now one step closer to helping working families by implementing paid family leave. I’m happy for......(Read More)
The Labor and Workforce Development Committee will hold a performance oversight hearing on the Office of Employee Appeals and the Public Employee Relations Board. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 15, at 10:30am in Room 120 of the John A. Wilson Building. A draft copy of the agenda......(Read More)
Dear Resident, Congress is voting TOMORROW evening on a bill to prevent D.C. from implementing Death With Dignity, legislation passed by an overwhelming majority of the D.C. Council last fall and signed into law by Mayor Bowser. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government......(Read More)
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