October 18,2023

Wyden Announces Finance Committee Hearing on the Need for Paid Leave to Better Support American Workers and Families

WASHINGTON, D.C.Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., will convene a committee hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023 titled "Exploring Paid Leave: Policy, Practice, and Impact on the Workforce.” The hearing will take place at 10:00 a.m. in Room 215 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

The witnesses at Wednesday’s hearing will be:

  1. Ben Verhoeven, President, Peoria Gardens, Inc., Albany, Oregon
  2. Jocelyn Frye, President, National Partnership for Women & Families, Washington, DC
  3. Rachel Greszler, Senior Research Fellow in Economics, Budgets, and Entitlements, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC
  4. Elizabeth Milito, Executive Director, Small Business Legal Center, National Federation of Independent Business, Washington, DC

Who:    Senate Finance Committee

What:   Committee hearing examining the benefits of paid leave for businesses and workers and the need for federal action to close existing policy gaps

Where: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

              Washington, D.C. 20510

When: Wednesday, October 25, 2023

             10:00 a.m.

Media are encouraged to attend the hearing or to view the webcast and witness testimony at http://finance.senate.gov/hearings.