Councillors Ciommo, Consalvo, LaMattina, O'Malley, Yancey
Lincoln Smith, 617-635-3043
Committee on Labor, Youth Affairs and Health, which shall concern itself with policy issues affecting organized labor and members of public and private collective bargaining units, including, but not limited to wages and hours, standards and statistics, job creation and retention, occupational health and safety, and the development of employment opportunities and training programs. The committee shall work to encourage non-profit youth agencies to work with the city to help youth develop into productive and healthy adults. The committee shall concern itself with issues related to youth, including but not limited to summer jobs, youth activities, volunteerism, and youth violence. The committee shall provide a forum for residents to express their concerns about a variety of diseases and conditions, especially those exacerbated by factors associated with urban living including, but not limited to asthma, diabetes, obesity, cancer, mental health and heart disease. The committee shall have oversight of the Office of Labor Relations, Boston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston Youth Fund, Boston Public Health Commission, and Neighborhood and Community Health Centers.