Committee Work

Committee Mark-Up on B22-212 and Four Confirmation Resolutions with Agenda

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold an additional meeting on Monday, November 26, at 3:30pm in Room 123 on the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW). The Committee will consider the following measures:

  • B22-212, “District Government Employee Residency Amendment Act of 2017”
  • PR 22-0982, “Director of the Department of Employment Services Unique Morris-Hughes Confirmation Resolution of 2018”
  • PR 22-1049, “Public Employee Relations Board Douglas A. Warshof Confirmation Resolution of 2018”
  • PR 22-1053, “Office of Employee Appeals Clarence Labor Confirmation Resolution of 2018”
  • PR 22-0978, “Office of Employee Appeals Peter Rosenstein Resolution of 2018”
    • Note: Councilmember Robert White is the designated committee chair for purposes of this resolution.
  • Report on the Activities of the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development for Council Period 22

An agenda along with draft committee prints and reports are available below:


Public Roundtable on Police Union/MPD Collective Bargaining Agreement with Agenda

On Wednesday, November 14, the Labor and Workforce Development Committee held a public roundtable on PR22-1048, Collective Bargaining Agreement between the District of Columbia Government Metropolitan Police Department and the D.C. Police Union (Fraternal Order of Police/Metropolitan Police Department (FOP/MPD) Labor Committee (Compensation Unit 3) Approval Resolution of 2018.

The roundtable was in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (130 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) at 1:00pm. The draft agenda and witness list are available here.


Paid Leave Oversight Roundtable with Agenda

On Tuesday, October 9, the Labor and Workforce Development Committee will hold its fourth oversight roundtable on implementation of the Universal Paid Leave Act. It will be in Hearing Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) at 10:00am.

A draft agenda and witness list is attached here. The latest progress reports from the Department of Employment Services can be found here: elissasilverman.com/paidfamilyleave


Committee Mark Up on B22-777 with Agenda

The Committee on Labor & Workforce Development will hold a Committee mark-up on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 2:00pm in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) on the following legislation: 

  • B22-777, “Pathways to District Government Careers Amendment Act of 2018”

The agenda and draft Committee reports are attached below.


UPDATED: Notice of 6/21 First Source Roundtable with Addt'l Materials

Councilmember Elissa Silverman, Chair of the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, will hold a public roundtable on the District of Columbia’s First Source hiring law and employment program, which sets hiring requirements for taxpayer-funded projects. The roundtable will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW).

The roundtable notice and additional materials are below:


Notice of 7/11 Roundtable on Universal Paid Leave Act

Councilmember Elissa Silverman, Chairperson of the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, announces a public roundtable before the Committee on implementation of the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016 (L21-264). 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.

Previous oversight roundtables were held on November 20, 2017, and January 31, 2018, as well as during the Department of Employment Services FY19 budget oversight hearing on April 20, 2018.

The roundtable notice is available here.


UPDATED: Committee Report on FY19 Budget for Mark-Up

UPDATED: A final version of the Committee's budget report and recommendations on the FY 2019 budget and Budget Support Act is available here.


 

The Committee will mark-up their draft report and recommendations on the FY 2019 budget and Budget Support Act on Wednesday, May 2, at 2:00pm in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW). The documents are attached here:


Budget Hearing for OEA and PERB with Draft Agenda

On Thursday, April 26, the Labor and Workforce Development Committee will hold a budget hearing on the following agencies: 

  • Office of Employee Appeals
  • Public Employee Relations Board

The hearing will be in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) beginning at 10:00am. A draft agenda and witness list is available here.


Budget Hearing for DMGEO, WIC, and DOES with Draft Agenda (Gov't Witnesses)

On Friday, April 20, the Labor and Workforce Development Committee will hold a budget hearing for government witnesses on the following agencies: 

  • Department of Employment Services
  • Workforce Investment Council
  • Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity

The hearing will be in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) beginning at 10:00am. Public witnesses were heard on Wednesday, April 18. A draft agenda and witness list is available here.


Budget Hearing for DOES, WIC & DMGEO with Draft Agenda (Public Witnesses)

On Wednesday, April 18, the Labor and Workforce Development Committee will hold a budget hearing for public witnesses on the following agencies: 

  • Department of Employment Services
  • Workforce Investment Council
  • Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity

The hearing will be in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) beginning at 10:00am. Government witnesses will be heard on Friday, April 20. A draft agenda and witness list is available here.