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  • Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Discusses Workplace Policy Reforms
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    Workplace Policy Reforms

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez was the luncheon speaker at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, today. He outlined President Obama’s labor policies including expanding overtime pay for…

  • Washington Journal Labor Secretary Thomas Perez
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    Labor Secretary Perez on Grants for Jail-Based Employment Centers

    Secretary Thomas Perez was interviewed by video phone about Department of Labor grants for jail-based employment centers.

  • Honoring Chinese Railroad Workers
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    Honoring Chinese Railroad Workers

    U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez formally inducted into the Labor Hall of Honor approximately 12,000 Chinese immigrant laborers who worked on the Central Pacific Railroad between 1865 and 1869.…

  • Labor Sec Nominee Testifies at Senate HELP Hearing
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    Secretary of Labor Nomination Hearing

    Thomas Perez, nominee for secretary of the Department of Labor, testified at a nomination hearing held by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee. Mr. Perez told the committee his top…

  • Pres Obama Nominates Thomas Perez as New Labor Secretary
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    Labor Secretary Nomination

    President Obama announced his nomination of Justice Department Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Thomas Perez to replace Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis.