Committee Work

Notice of 7/11 Paid Leave Implementation Roundtable

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 Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1:00pm in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW).

The draft witness list, agenda, and testimony from the Executive are available below:


Notice of 7/1 Hearing on B23-133 with Agenda

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a public hearing on the "Supporting Essential Workers Unemployment Insurance Amendment Act of 2019” (B23-133) on Monday, July 1, at beginning at 1:00pm in Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW).

A draft witness list and agenda is available here.


Mark-Up of Confirmation Resolution for OEA Nominee Dionna Lewis

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will convene a meeting to consider the “Office of Employee Appeals Dionna Lewis Confirmation Resolution of 2019” (PR 23-0281) on Wednesday, June 26, at 1:30pm in Room 120 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW).

A draft agenda, draft committee print, nominee questionnaire responses, and submitted testimonies are available below:


Public Roundtable on Confirmation of OEA Nominee Dionna Lewis

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a public roundtable on the nomination of Dionna Lewis to the Office of Employee Appeals Board (PR23-0281) on Wednesday, June 5, beginning at 2:30pm in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW).

A draft witness list and agenda is available here.


Labor and Workforce Development Committee FY20 Budget Report and Recommendations

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, having conducted hearings and received testimony on the Mayor’s proposed operating and capital budgets for Fiscal Year 2020 for the agencies under its purview, reported its final recommendations for review and consideration by the Committee of the Whole on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

A copy of the Committee's final report and recommendations is available here: FY20_LWD_Budget_report_05-15-19.pdf

 


Notice of 5/6 Paid Leave Implementation Roundtable

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 Monday, May 6, 2019 at 3:00pm in Room 120 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW).

The draft witness list and agenda are available below:


Notice of 5/6 Joint Working Group Meeting: UPLA Implementation & DOES Engagement with Employers

The Committee of the Whole and the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a Joint Working Group Meeting on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 11:30am in Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.

The purpose of the working group is to discuss the city’s implementation plan for the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016; and to hear from the Department of Employment Services and the City Administrator about efforts to conduct outreach to the business community on the program’s launch. The working group will be limited to Councilmembers, the District’s City Administrator, the Department of Employment Services, and invited representatives of the District’s business community and other District employers.


Notice of 5/1 Mark-Up on FY20 Budget and BSA

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will meet to consider its recommendations for the FY 2020 budget and Budget Support Act on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 4:00pm in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW).

A draft agenda, draft committee report, and draft Budget Support Act subtitles are available below:


2019 Budget Oversight Hearing: Dept. of Employment Services & Workforce Investment Council (government witnesses)

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a budget oversight hearing on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10:00am in Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) for the following agencies:

  • Department of Employment Services (public witnesses)
  • Workforce Investment Council (public witnesses)

The agenda, witness list, and Executive testimonies are available below:


2019 Budget Hearing: Dept. of Employment Services & Workforce Investment Council (public witnesses)

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a budget oversight hearing on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 1:00pm in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) for the following agencies:

  • Department of Employment Services (public witnesses)
  • Workforce Investment Council (public witnesses)

The agenda, witness list, and DOES’s responses to common budget questions are available below: