Committee Work

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.


Performance Oversight Hearing for DOES, WIC, DMGEO with Draft Agenda (Government Witnesses)

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a performance oversight hearing on Thursday, March 15, at 11:00am in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) for the following agencies (government witnesses only): Department of Employment Services, Workforce Investment Council, and the Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity.

A draft agenda and witness list is available here. Public witnesses testifying on these agencies were heard on March 7.

For those interested in reviewing performance responses, agency responses to performance oversight questions are available here.


Performance Oversight Hearing for DOES, WIC, DMGEO with Draft Agenda (Public Witnesses)

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a performance oversight hearing (public witnesses only) on Wednesday, March 7, at 10am in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) for the following agencies:

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

A draft agenda and witness list is available here. Government witnesses will be heard on Thursday, March 15, at 11:00am.

The agencies' responses to oversight questions are here: http://dccouncil.us/budget/2019/labor-workforce-development


Performance Oversight Hearing for OLRCB and DCHR with Draft Agenda

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a performance oversight hearing on Thursday, February 22, at 10:00am in Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) to discuss the Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining and Department of Human Resources. A draft agenda and witness list is attached here.

 


Committee Mark-Up on PR22-739

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development convened an Additional Meeting to consider and vote on PR22-739, “Changes to District Government Employee Pay Schedules Approval Resolution of 2018” at 9:30am on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 in Room 120 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW). Drafts of the Committee reports and prints are attached below.


Performance Oversight Hearing for ORM, OEA & PERB with Draft Agenda

The Committee on Labor and Workforce Development will hold a performance oversight hearing on Monday, February 12, at 10:00am in Room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building (1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) on the Office of Risk Management, Office of Employee Appeals, and Public Employee Relations Board.

A draft agenda and witness list is attached here.