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Statement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia On President Trump’s Executive Order

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s Executive Order establishing the White House Hispanic Prosperity Initiative:

“President Trump promised to support American workers of all backgrounds, and to open new pathways to good paying careers. This Executive Order, establishing the White House Hispanic Prosperity Initiative, will expand access to education and the skills needed to work jobs in growing sectors of the economy.

“While the U.S. economy added 4.8 million jobs in June, we can return millions more Americans to work in the weeks and months ahead. Hispanic-Americans are a vital part of the U.S. economy, and providing them access to tools through and outside traditional educational opportunities is a top priority for the Administration.”

Agency
Office of the Secretary
Date
July 9, 2020
Release Number
20-1385-NAT
Contact: Emily Weeks
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