Thursday, June 11, 2020

Senate to Launch COVID-19 Listening Session on Economic Recovery, Reinvestment & Workforce

Friday, June 12 at 11AM by watching live online and/or offering questions for us to ask. The listening session will be a chance for the Senate members to hear from the Baker administration, labor, the business community, and other important stakeholders to continue our discussion on the future of the Commonwealth's economy and workforce.

These listening sessions will help inform the Senate’s work on an economic development and jobs bill and what is needed to put people back to work and stimulate Massachusetts’ economy.

Here is a link so that you can watch it live

The full agenda:

  • 11AM-12PM – Retail and restaurants Jon Hurst, Massachusetts Retailers Association Bob Luz, Massachusetts Restaurants Association 
  • 12PM-1PM – Administration and Reopening Advisory Board Secretary Kennealy, Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development Secretary Acosta, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development 
  • 1-2PM – Labor Tim Foley, SEIU 1199 Carlos Aramayo, Unite Here Yamila Ruiz, One Fair Wage 
  • 2PM-3PM – Business John Regan, Associated Industries of Massachusetts Segun Idowu, Black Economic Council of Massachusetts Jim Rooney, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce 3-4PM – Unemployment Insurance Monica Halas, Greater Boston Legal Services