OPA News Release: [04/01/2014]
Contact Name: Jesse Lawder
Phone Number: (202) 693-4659
Release Number: 14-0556-NAT
Statement by US Secretary of Labor Perez
on the confirmation of Christopher P. Lu as deputy secretary of labor
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement commending the Senate's confirmation of Christopher P. Lu as deputy secretary of labor:
"I commend the Senate on its confirmation of Chris Lu to be the new deputy secretary of labor. Chris is an enormously capable manager and a devoted public servant, whose commitment to President Obama's opportunity agenda is second to none. He will continue to be a tenacious advocate for American workers, and I look forward to working with him on all of our priorities from job training to wage protection to worker safety to benefits security. Welcome aboard, Deputy Secretary Lu."