2024 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Workforce Development/Labor
January 30, 2024
2:00 p.m.
Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany

Transcript Pending
Roberta Reardon
Commissioner, New York Department of Labor

Supplemental information

Timothy Hogues
Commissioner for the Department of Civil Service and President of the Civil Service Commissio n

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

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

Barbara Zaron
President, Organization of NYS Management Confidential Employees (OMCE)

Joshua Terry
Legislative Director, Civil Service Employee Association, Local 1000, AFSCME

Randi DiAntonio
Vice President, New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF)

Alice Bohm
Senior Policy Counsel, New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU)

Sherry Leiwant
Co-President and Co-Founder, A Better Balance

Meredith Slopen
Research Scholar, Center for Poverty and Social Policy Columbia University

Crystal Griffith
Director, Workforce Development, The Business Council of New York State

Theodore Moore
Executive Director, ALIGN: The Alliance for a Greater New York

Emma Kreyche
Director of Advocacy, Outreach & education, Worker Justice Center of New York

Faris Ilyas
Policy Counsel, NEW Pride Agenda

Written Testimony
American Heart Association

Caribbean Equality Project

Desis Rising Up and Moving

NY Communities for Change

NYS Public Employee Conference

Police Conference of NY

Release Aging People in Prison