|Secretary of Labor |
Thomas E. Perez
The Executive Order directs Federal agencies to work with stakeholders to improve chemical safety and security through agency programs, private sector initiatives, Federal guidance, standards, and regulations.
New Labor Secretary arrives with commitment to workplace safety and health
Thomas E. Perez, nominated by President Obama as the nation's 26th Secretary of Labor, was sworn in July 23. Previously assistant attorney general for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Justice and secretary of Maryland's Department of Labor,
Licensing and Regulation, Perez brings to the U.S. Department of Labor a commitment to ensure workers' rights to safe and healthful workplaces, fair wages, more opportunity for people with disabilities to contribute productively to the workforce, more opportunity for people to work with the full protection of whistleblower and...
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