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Statement by Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia on Departure of Assistant Secretary for the Employee Benefits Security Administration Preston Rutledge

WASHINGTON, DC – Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia issued the following statement regarding Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Employee Benefits Security Administration Preston Rutledge’s tenure at the department:

“As Assistant Secretary for EBSA, Preston Rutledge brought greater security to employees’ retirement and healthcare plans, and helped small businesses extend healthcare and retirement benefits to their workers. His past two-and-a-half years at the Labor Department are a fitting capstone on an exceptional 25 years in government service. We will miss his counsel, and wish him all the best.”

Rutledge will remain with the department through May 31, 2020.

Agency
Employee Benefits Security Administration
Date
April 24, 2020
Release Number
20-755-NAT
Contact: Emily Weeks
Phone Number
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