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The Democratic Caucus Steering and Policy Hearing on the State of Working America

  • Type:Congressional Hearing
  • Date:May 3, 2017
  • Time:1:30 p.m. ET
  • Venue:
    Washington, DC

The labor market has changed and Americans need new skills and pathways to opportunity in the digital economy.This hearing will explore how America builds an economy that generates better jobs for workers and promotes small business growth.

Democratic Caucus Members include:
Nancy Pelosi (D- CA), Minority Leader
Joe Crowley (D-NY), Chairman
Linda T. Sanchez (D- CA), Vice Chair

Witnesses:
Zoë Baird, CEO and President, Markle Foundation
Brad Markell, Executive Director, Industrial Union Council, AFL-CIO
Aneesh Chopra, President, NavHealth, and Founder, Hunch Analytics
Jared Bernstein, Senior Advisor, Center for Budget and Policy Priorities
Todd Tucker, Fellow, Roosevelt Institute


On April 4, 2017, Zoë Baird testified before The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies about training workers for today’s jobs. In her testimony she called for new systems to support Americans through the transition to a digital economy. Learn more here.