Labor Secretary

  • Labor Secretary promotes minimum wage hike in NW D.C.

    1/30/14 6:46 PM

    While the President is on the road promoting his State Of The Union agenda, his Labor Secretary did the same with a visit to a local hardware store in Northwest Washington.

  • Thomas Perez confirmed as Labor Secretary by Senate

    7/18/13 1:14 PM Comment

    Thomas Perez is a Buffalo, N.Y., native who once worked as a trash collector. Since earning a Harvard University law degree, his career has included stints as a Justice Department civil rights prosecutor and an aide to Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., before taking over Justice's civil rights division in 2009.