U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth to Host Roundtable on Private Sector Strategies that Benefit Workers and Bottom Lines

Sep 15, 2022
Media Advisory

WASHINGTON  – On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 1:00pm ET, the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, chaired by Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), will host a roundtable, “Just Good Business: Private Sector Strategies that Promote Shared Economic Prosperity,” focusing on the results of and motivations behind strategies employed by the private sector to invest in their workforce and communities that also address economic disparity.

Members will hear directly from private sector representatives on how companies have run successful programs and partnerships with government and community stakeholders to create economic opportunity and strengthen their businesses. Members will also learn about the challenges the private sector faces in addressing economic disparity and discuss successful initiatives like workforce training, paid internships, and generous workplace benefits that support their employees’ economic security.


WHAT:

U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Growth roundtable, "Just Good Business: Private Sector Strategies that Promote Shared Economic Prosperity"


WHERE:

2359 Rayburn House Office Building


WHEN:

Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 1:00pm ET


WHO: 

  • Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04)
  • Ranking Member Bryan Steil (WI-01)
  • Select Committee Members
  • Mr. Dane Linn, Senior Vice President of Corporate Initiatives, Business Roundtable (BRT)
  • Dr. Svenja Gudell, Chief Economist, Indeed
  • Ms. Holly Ensign-Barstow, Senior Director of Policy and Programs, B-Lab US & Canada
  • Ms. Portia Wu, Managing Director of Public Policy, U.S. Government Affairs, Microsoft
  • Ms. Elaine Parker, Chief Communications Officer, Job Creators Network


WATCH:

This event will be livestreamed on the Select Committee’s YouTube Page.


RSVP:

Space is limited. Media wishing to attend should email Mauricio Armaza, Select Committee Press Secretary, to RSVP or if they have any questions.
 

117th Congress