Committee Work

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:


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.