Committee Work

Public Roundtable on AFGE 1403/District Agencies Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a public roundtable on the collective bargaining agreement (PR23-226) between District of Columbia Nurses Association and District of Columbia Department of Health, Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, Department on Disability Services, Department of Health Care Finance, Child and Family Services Agency, the Department of Corrections, and Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department.

The roundtable will be on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Room 123 in the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) beginning at 3:00pm or immediately following the preceding hearing. The draft witness list and agenda is available here.


2019 Budget Hearing: Dept. of Human Resources & Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a budget oversight hearing on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 1:00pm in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) on the following agencies: 

  • DC Department of Human Resources
  • Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

The draft agenda and witness list, along with executive testimonies, are available below:


Public Roundtable on AFGE 1403/Public Service Commission Collective Bargaining Agreement

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a public roundtable on the collective bargaining agreement between AFGE 1403 and the Public Service Commission (PR23-191) on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 10:00am in Room 120 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW).

The draft witness list and agenda is available here.


2019 Budget Hearing: Public Employee Relations Board & Office of Employee Appeals

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a budget hearing on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10:00am in the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 120) for the following agencies:

  • Public Employee Relations Board
  • Office of Employee Appeals

 The draft witness list and agenda is available here.


2019 Performance Oversight Hearing: Dept. of Employment Services & Workforce Investment Council (Gov't Witnesses)

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a performance oversight hearing on Friday, March 1, at 10:00am in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) to discuss the following agencies:

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

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

Responses to pre-hearing performance questions can be found here. http://dccouncil.us/labor-and-workforce-development/. Public witnesses presented testimony on Wednesday, February 27.


2019 Performance Oversight Hearing: Dept. of Employment Services & Workforce Investment Council (Public Witnesses)

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a performance oversight hearing on Wednesday, February 26, beginning at 10:00am in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) to discuss the following agencies:

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

Government witnesses will be testifying on Friday, March 1, at 10am in Room 500, and responses to pre-hearing performance questions can be found here: http://dccouncil.us/labor-and-workforce-development/ 

The agenda and witness list are available here: Agenda_and_witness_list__PO_hearing_DOES__WIC__public_witnesses__02-27-19.docx

 

 

 


2019 Performance Oversight Hearing: Office of Human Resources and Office of Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining

Weather permitting, the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a performance oversight hearing on Wednesday, February 20, at 10:00am in Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW). The hearing will focus on the following agencies:

  • Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
  • Department of Human Resources

The draft agenda and witness list, as well as the executive branch testimonies, are below:

Responses to pre-hearing performance questions can be found here: http://dccouncil.us/labor-and-workforce-development/

Silverman Letter on Transition Plan for Providence Hospital Workers

Closing the health equity gap in the District has become even more urgent with the full closing of Providence Hospital in Ward 5 anticipated by July 2019. As chair of the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Councilmember Silverman sent a letter to Mayor Bowser to request a clear course of action to assist Providence Hospital workers in transitioning to new employment and to ensure that the workers are aware of the resources the District offers to support job changes.

Councilmember Silverman's letter to Mayor Bowser, the Department of Employment Services' (DOES) response, and the attachments to DOES' response are below:


2019 Performance Oversight Hearing: Public Employee Relations Board and Office of Employee Appeals

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a performance oversight hearing on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 1:00pm in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) regarding the following agencies:

  • Public Employee Relations Board
  • Office of Employee Appeals

The draft agenda and witness list, as well as the executive branch testimonies, are below:

The pre-hearing performance responses are available at http://dccouncil.us/labor-and-workforce-development/.


Public Oversight Roundtable on the Universal Paid Leave Act (L21-264)

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will convene a public oversight roundtable on the Implementation of Law 21-264, the Universal Paid Leave Act on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 beginning at 1:30pm in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW). The law establishes a paid leave system to provide partial wage replacement for District residents in need of leave from work due to serious family illness, personal medical leave, or care for a new child.

Please see hearing materials included below: