Should Taxpayer Dollars Go to Companies that Violate Labor Laws?

Full Committee Hearing

Date: Thursday, May 5, 2022 Time: 11:00 AM Location: SD-608

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There will be a Hearing of the Committee on the Budget 

On:  Thursday, May 5, 2022, 11:00 AM

In:  Room SD-608. Members of the Committee may participate in person or by video conference technology.

To consider:  Should Taxpayer Dollars Go to Companies that Violate Labor Laws?

The Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the meeting room. Pursuant to this guidance, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this meeting.


Panel 1

  1. Mr. Christian Smalls
    Amazon Labor Union
  2. Mr. Sean O'Brien
    General President
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters
  3. Mr. Greg LeRoy
    Executive Director
    Good Jobs First
  4. Ms. Rachel Greszler
    Senior Research Fellow
    Institute for Economic Freedom The Heritage Foundation
  5. Mr. Glenn Spencer
    Senior Vice President
    Employment Policy Division U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Panel 2

  1. Mr. Thomas Costa
    Education, Workforce and Income Security Government Accountability Office