Hearings and Business Meetings
March 1, 2006
SD-366 Energy Committee Hearing Room 02:30 PMThe purpose of the hearing is to review the role of the Forest Service and other Federal agencies in protecting the health and welfare of foreign guest workers carrying out tree planting and other service contracts on National Forest System lands, and to consider related Forest Service guidance and contract modifications issued in recent weeks.
Witness Panel 1
Department of Labor
Undersecretary of Natural Resources and the EnvironmentDepartment of Agriculture
Witness Panel 2
Watershed Research and Training Center
Director of the Ecosystem Workforce ProgramInstitute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon
Wood's Fire and Emergency Services, Inc.
Northwest Workers' Justice Project