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: