The Working Group on Jobs, Wages, and Benefits (WGJWB) is charged with developing a report and making recommendations to the Mayor and Council regarding legislative, programmatic, and policy recommendations to improve the District’s economic competitiveness in the region, attract and retain businesses and employees in the District, protect and promote commercial diversity, promote the creation and retention of well-paying jobs and create pathways to the middle class for District Residents.
On Saturday, November 19, the Mayor’s Working Group on Jobs, Wages and Benefits will be convening a public comment on the following topics:
- The competitive position of District businesses, employers, and employees versus those in Maryland and Virginia, and the cause of that competitive position
- The effect of proposed or existing wage and benefit programs on employees and employers in the District
- The ease or difficulty of doing business in the District of Columbia due to proposed or existing governmental, regulatory, or administrative requirements
Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to testify at the public hearing are asked to contact Jacob Wong at the Office of the City Administrator by email at [email protected] and provide their name, address, telephone number, email address and organizational affiliation. Each witness is requested to bring 15 copies of his/her written testimony. Witnesses will be limited to 3 minutes.