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Senate GOP To Grill Perez On Labor DEPT. Plans, Civil Rights Record

WASHINGTON —Anti-worker and anti-civil rights Republican senators are planning to grill Thomas Perez, Democratic President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the next Secretary of Labor, on his plans for the department and his civil rights policies. Perez ran their gauntlet at his Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination on April 18. While committee Democrats, […]

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Top Union Leader: Labory Secretary Nominee Perez Can Bring Labor Together

A top union leader who worked closely with Thomas Perez, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the nation’s next Secretary of Labor, says Perez can bring labor and progressive firms together, as Perez did in Maryland.

Creating such alliances is one reason Perez “was a great secretary” of Labor, Licensing and Regulation in Maryland, adds Fred D. Mason Jr., president of the Maryland-D.C. AFL-CIO, the umbrella organization for the state’s unions.

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