Subcommittee Hearings

Examining the Small Business Labor Market




Chairman Dave Brat has scheduled a hearing of the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax, and Capital Access titled, “Examining the Small Business Labor Market.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 7, 2017 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. 

The hearing will provide the Committee with an opportunity to understand recent trends in the labor market and how they affect small businesses. This hearing will also examine how current challenges locating and retaining employees with the proper skills affect the ability of small businesses to operate and expand in order to grow the American economy.

Attachments
1. Hearing Notice
2. Witness List
3. Hearing Memo
4. Opening Statement 

Witnesses 
Dr. Michael Farren
Research Fellow
Mercatus Center
George Mason University
Arlington, VA
Testimony
Disclosure

Mr. Bruce Seilhammer
Electrical Construction Group Manager
SECCO, Inc.
Camp Hill, PA
* Testifying on behalf of the Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc. (IEC)
Testimony
Disclosure

Mr. Gardner Carrick
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
The Manufacturing Institute
Washington, DC 
Testimony
Disclosure

Carlos Castro 
President
Todos, Inc. 
Woodbridge, VA 
* Testifying on behalf of the National Grocers Association 
Testimony
Disclosure