News From: Labor Secretary

by Press and Media | on Feb 23, 2017

Support for Acosta grows

Last week, UCOMM Blog reported on Trump’s new selection to lead the Department of Labor, Alexander Acosta. In that article, we let our readers know about some of the controversy surrounding...

by Brian Young | on Feb 14, 2017

This jerks in trouble

The Senate has announced that Andrew Puzder, Trump’s nominee for Labor Secretary, will finally receive his Senate hearing this Thursday. The embattled nominee is far from a sure thing as CNN...

by Press and Media | on Feb 09, 2017

Not fit to be Labor Secretary

This week Betsy DeVos faced unprecedented opposition to her nomination as Education Secretary and was only approved after Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie breaking vote.  Now Labor...

by Press and Media | on Feb 07, 2017

Secretary Tax Evader

Secretary of Labor nominee Andrew Pudzer’s nomination may be in even more trouble after it was revealed that he hired an undocumented housekeeper that worked for him for years.  In a...

by Brian Young | on Jan 11, 2017

Secretary Wife Beater

On January 17th, the U.S. Senate is scheduled to hold a confirmation hearing for Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder.  While the nomination is expected to draw opposition from Senators close...

by Guest Post | on Dec 12, 2016

Puzder Letter Writing Campaign

Jobs with Justice is circulating a letter writing campaign to prevent Trump from appointing Andrew Puzder as the next Labor Secretary. Below is the text. What a disaster. - Kris LaGrange Guess...

by Guest Post | on Dec 09, 2016

Puzder: The Low Wage Labor Secretary

The Trump transition team today indicated that Andy Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants, would likely be nominated as Secretary of Labor.Here is CWA President Chris Shelton's media statement:Andy...