Roundtable on Fair Scheduling Issues

Councilmember Elissa Silverman, Chairperson of the Subcommittee on Workforce, announces a public roundtable before the Subcommittee on fair scheduling issues in the District of Columbia.  The roundtable will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2016, in room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building. 

You can see the formal hearing notice here.

What is this roundtable discussion about?

The purpose of the roundtable is to discuss and hear testimony regarding fair scheduling issues in the District of Columbia.  The Subcommittee will review current scheduling practices in the District, legislative actions in other jurisdictions, the economic impact of potential legislation, and hear research concerning the impact of unstable schedules on workers.

How do I testify in-person?

Those who wish to testify before the Subcommittee are asked to contact Ms. Charnisa Royster at [email protected] or (202) 724-7772 by close of business Wednesday, November 2, 2016, to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any), as well as the language of oral interpretation, if any, they require.  Those wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony.  Those representing organizations will have five minutes to present their testimony, and individuals will have three minutes to present their testimony; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses.

If I can't attend the hearing, how do I submit my testimony?

If you are unable to testify at the roundtable, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record.  Written statements should be submitted by email to Ms. Royster at [email protected] or mailed to the Subcommittee on Workforce, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 408 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004.  The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on November 17, 2016.