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U.S. Department of Labor Makes Staff Announcements

Molly Conway named Chief of Staff and Alison Kilmartin named Deputy Chief of Staff

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Labor today announced current Deputy Chief of Staff and Acting Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training Administration Molly Conway has been named Chief of Staff effective June 1, 2019.

Conway joined the Department in February 2017 and served as Deputy Chief of Staff since May 2017.  Before joining the Department, Conway served as Labor and Pensions Counsel for the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and as a Professional Staff Member for the House Education and the Workforce Committee.

The Department also announced - effective June 1, 2019 - that Alison Kilmartin will serve as Deputy Chief of Staff. Kilmartin is currently Chief of Staff and Senior Counselor in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy.

Before joining the Department of Labor, Kilmartin was a Senior Career Associate in the Supreme Court and Appellate practice group at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliff and an Associate in Business and Tort Litigation at Jones Day. Kilmartin joined the Department in August 2018. 

"Molly Conway is a trusted senior policy advisor in all Department matters and has been since my confirmation. Alison Kilmartin has helped move forward the Department's aggressive deregulatory agenda for America's job creators and job seekers," U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta said. "Both Molly Conway and Ali Kilmartin bring records of accomplishment and together will make a positive impact for good, safe, family-sustaining career opportunities for America's workforce."

Office of the Secretary
May 21, 2019
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