Tag: secretary of labor

Hilda Solis Nomination for Labor Secretary in Trouble

We recently reported that President Obama nominated California Representative Hilda Solis as our next Secretary of Labor.  It now appears her nomination is in serious trouble.  The Senate delayed confirmation hearings after finding out that Solis’ husband owed some back taxes on his auto repair business.  Whoops.  Conservatives opposed to Solis’ nomination – and her support … Continue Reading

Obama Nominates Rep. Hilda Solis as Labor Secretary

Today’s New York Times is reporting that President-Elect Barack Obama will nominate California Representative Hilda Solis as his administration’s Secretary of Labor, the cabinet-level position that oversees the Department of Labor. John Sweeney, head of the AFL-CIO (a coalition of labor unions) praised the appointment of Solis to the position.  And not without good reason:  Solis has … Continue Reading
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