Post Tagged with: "Thomas Perez"

Perez: Cut Poverty? Among Other Things, Strengthen Unions

If you want to cut poverty in the U.S., one big way is strengthen unions. That’s the word from new Obama administration Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, speaking at a recent conference hosted by the progressive think tank, the Center for American Progress.  Below are excerpts of his address: “Of course, the best anti-poverty program is the availability of good jobs.  […]

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Panel Oks Perez As Labor Secretary; Latino Coalition Mobilizes Vs. Filibuster Threat

WASHINGTON—By a 12-10 party-line vote, the Democratic-run Senate Labor Committee approved top Justice Department official Thomas Perez to be the nation’s next Secretary of Labor.

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