About the Subcommittee

The Subcommittee on Workforce is a component of the Committee on the Whole. It is responsible for matters relating to workforce development policies and training; labor standards enforcement; compensatory issues for public employees; and workplace safety regulation and enforcement.

The following agencies are under the Committee of the Whole, Subcommittee on Workforce:

  • Apprenticeship Council
  • Department of Employment Services
  • Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity
  • Disability Compensation Fund
  • Occupational Safety and Health Board
  • Office of Risk Management
  • Unemployment Compensation Fund
  • Workforce Investment Council

Committee Members

Councilmember Elissa Silverman, At-Large (Chair)
Councilmember Brianne Nadeau, Ward 1
Councilmember Brandon Todd, Ward 4
Councilmember Charles Allen, Ward 6
Councilmember Robert White, At-Large

Committee Activities

Upcoming hearings and meetings of the Subcommittee on Workforce can be found on the D.C. Council website here.

Testifying before the Subcommittee

Anyone wishing to testify before the Subcommittee are asked to contact Ms. Charnisa Royster at [email protected] or (202) 724-7772. The Subcommittee will attempt to accommodate all requests for special accommodations and oral interpretation. Those representing organizations will have five minutes to present their testimony, and individuals will have three minutes to present their testimony; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses.