04 Feb 2019
Joint Legislative Public Hearing on 2019-2020 Executive Budget Proposal: Topic Workforce DevelopmentLegislative Office Building
Hearing Room A, 2nd Floor
Senate Finance Committee Chair Liz Krueger and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Helene E. Weinstein will hold the seventh hearing in a series of 13 hearings on the 2019-20 Executive Budget on Monday, February 4th, at 3:00 p.m. in Hearing Room B of the Legislative Office Building, Albany.
During the Workforce Development Hearing, government officials and representatives of various labor advocacy groups will have an opportunity to provide testimony to the Senate and Assembly fiscal committees.
These joint hearings will continue through February 12th and will be available for viewing on the Senate and Assembly websites. The Legislative Channel (on cable systems throughout the state) also will carry the proceedings, which will be preempted when the houses are in session. At the conclusion of the legislative deliberations, the channel will resume televised coverage of the hearings.
Scheduled to provide testimony are New York Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon, New York State Department of Civil Service Acting Commissioner Lola Brabham and New York State Governor’s Office of Employee Relations Director Michael N. Volforte.
Testimony also will be provided by Civil Service Employees Association, Local 1000 Director of Legislative and Political Action Fran Turner, New York State Public Employees Federation Vice President Randi DiAntonio, and Organization of New York State Management Confidential Employees President Barbara Zaron and Executive Director Joseph Sano.
Also among those testifying are Retired Public Employees Association President Jack McPadden and Executive Director Edward Farrell; and Human Services Council Government and External Relations Manager David Ng and Deputy Executive Director Michelle Jackson.