U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth to Host Roundtable on Diverse Pathways to High-Quality Jobs

Sep 26, 2022
Media Advisory


WASHINGTON – On Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 10:30am 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, “Good Pay for Hard Work: Apprenticeships, Workforce Development, and Diverse Pathways to High-Quality Jobs,” focusing on the nation’s deficit of skilled workers for domestic manufacturing, clean energy, and infrastructure industries. Members will hear directly from labor and industry representatives about training pathways for high-quality, life-sustaining jobs in these sectors beyond the traditional four-year college track, including registered apprenticeships programs, diverse hiring practices, and other workforce training programs.  


WHAT:

U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Growth roundtable, "Good Pay for Hard Work: Apprenticeships, Workforce Development, and Diverse Pathways to High-Quality Jobs"


WHERE:

2359 Rayburn House Office Building


WHEN:

Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 10:30am ET


WHO: 

  • Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04)
  • Ranking Member Bryan Steil (WI-01)
  • Select Committee Members
  • The Honorable Melissa Wells, Special Assistant to the President, North America’s Building Trades Union
  • Ms. Marilyn Wrenn, Chief Program Officer, Coalfield Development
  • Mr. Tony Totty, President, United Auto Workers Local 14


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