Friday, November 22, 2019

Labor Leaders Honor Contributions of Latino Workforce and Look to the Future

Labor leaders and Latino officials used the Labor Day holiday as an opportunity to reflect upon the progress and future of the Latino workforce in the United States. U.S. Secretary of Labor, Thomas E. Perez, placed a particularly strong emphasis in his Labor Day statements and op-eds on recognizing the contributions of Latino workers who […]

Guest Blogger Series: Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis “At the Table”

I was “raised union.” My mother, who immigrated to the United States from Nicaragua, worked the 3 p.m. to midnight shift at a toy factory after the birth of my younger twin sisters. She was a member of the United Rubber Workers, which later merged with the Steelworkers Union. My father worked at a battery […]