The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will convene a public oversight roundtable on the Implementation of the “Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016” on Wednesday, October 16, at 10:00am in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW). The draft agenda, witness list, and written testimony......(Read More)
Dear Resident, Happy Fiscal New Year! October 1 marked the beginning of a new fiscal year (FY 2020) for District government. That means the budget we worked so hard on last spring is implemented, and we're now starting new investments in resources for District residents and workers! I want to......(Read More)
D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I-At Large) today introduced legislation that would ban the use of non-compete agreements in entry-level and moderate-income employment. These agreements, which are often a condition of employment, unfairly limit a worker’s ability to earn better pay and benefits by restricting employees from taking an additional job......(Read More)
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