Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Workforce
February 5, 2020
9:30 PM
Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany


Roberta Reardon
Commissioner, New York Department of Labor

Lola Brabham
Acting Commissioner, New York State Department of Civil Service

Michael N. Volforte
Director, New York State Governor’s Office of Employee Relation

Fran Turner
Director of Legislative and Political Action, Civil Service Employees Association, Local 1000

Barbara Zaron
President, Organization of New York State Management Confidential Employees (OMCE)

Edward Farrell
Executive Director, Retired Public Employees Association (RPEA)

Martha Ponge
Director of Apprenticeship, Manufactures Association of Central New York (MACNY)

Christina Fisher
Executive Director for the Northeast, TechNet

Charlene DuBuque
Gig Economy Worker

Donna Liquori
Freelance Writer, Fight for Freelancers NY

Patrick Lyons
Director of Legislation, NYS Public Employees Federation (PEF)

Written Testimony
John Olsen
Director of State Government Affairs in the Northeast Region for Internet Association (IA)

Karen Lipson
Executive Vice President, LeadingAge New York

Brendan Sexton
Executive Director, Independent Drivers Guild

Cira Angeles
Livery Base Owners, Inc.

Livery Round Table

Christina Fisher
Executive Director, TechNet