Obama Nominates Tom Perez As Secretary Of Labor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Tom Perez, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, as labor secretary, a cabinet member who will play a key role in the administration's efforts to raise the minimum wage and reform immigration laws.

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  • President Obama Nominates Thomas Perez for Secretary of ...
    President Obama today announced that he has chosen Thomas Perez, the head of the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, to be the next Secretary of Labor. Speaking in the East Room of the White House, the President introduced Perez, the son of Dominican immigrants and a lawyer who helped pay his way through college by working as a garbage collector, to the American people.
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  • Tom Perez
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  • President Obama Nominates Tom Perez for Secretary of ...
    President Barack Obama nominated Tom Perez, a Hispanic who has served as the Justice Department’s assistant attorney general for civil rights for the past four years, to join his cabinet on Monday as the new Secretary of Labor.
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