Title 42 – A Review of Special Hiring Authorities
September 14, 2012 at 10:00am
Background Documents and Information: This hearing reviewed the use of special hiring authorities under Title 42 by the Department of Health and Human Services to appoint and compensate specialized science and research positions, many of which are well above the salary limits for federal employees. The Government Accountability Office recently completed a legal and management review of these practices, which the subcommittee will analyze and explore to ensure taxpayer dollars are being spent wisely. Hearing Notice
Where the Jobs Are: There’s an App for That
September 12, 2012 at 9:45am
Background Documents and Information:
This is the subcommittee’s fourth hearing in its "Where the Jobs Are" series to examine employment obstacles and opportunities America faces. As the nation endures 43 consecutive months of higher than 8 percent unemployment, the apps marketplace is one of the few sectors of the economy where jobs are being created. This hearing focuses on the thriving market for these apps and the developers who are driving this innovative and growing sector of our economy.