Hilda Solis

Thomas Perez

Obama nominates Justice official to top Labor slot

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama nominated assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Perez to be the next secretary of labor, choosing a Hispanic lawyer with experience in civil rights and workplace issues to his second-term Cabinet.

03/18/2013

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How Obama is wielding executive power in 2nd term

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is what “Forward” looks like. Fast forward, even. President Barack Obama’s campaign slogan is springing to life in a surge of executive directives and agency rule-making that touch many of the affairs of government.

02/11/2013

Hilda Solis

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) – Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigned her post on Wednesday, saying she plans to return to her native California. She is expected to run for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

01/09/2013

Steep drop in unemployment rate spawns conspiracy

WASHINGTON (AP) – Sasquatch might as well have traipsed across the White House lawn Friday with a lost Warren Commission file on his way to the studio where NASA staged the moon landing. Conspiracy theorists […]

10/05/2012

Feds to crack down on SoCal sweatshops

(AP) – Federal labor officials say they’re cracking down on sweatshop conditions in parts of Southern California’s garment industry to protect workers and educate employers. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis says a multi-year enforcement initiative […]

08/10/2012

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