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Hilda Solis Labor Secretary

Dave Jamieson

Outgoing Labor Secretary: GOP Attacks Were 'Outrageous'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four years ago, when she was considering becoming President Barack Obama's secretary of labor, Hilda Solis said many friends asked why s...

Big Week Looms Ahead for SeaWorld

David Kirby | Posted 09.10.2012 | Entertainment
David Kirby

The week of July 16 will be crunch time for America's favorite marine theme park, as SeaWorld braces for the next grueling phase in the aftermath of orca trainer Dawn Brancheau's death, two and a half years ago in Orlando.

A Day to Dream

Sec. Hilda Solis | Posted 09.02.2012 | Latino Voices
Sec. Hilda Solis

The fact is, the face of the American labor force is changing, and we don't have anyone's talent to spare. As both the U.S. Secretary of Labor and the proud daughter of immigrants, I know that each time the American Dream comes true, our entire nation is the richer for it.

Labor Secretary Issues Outraged Letter Over Defaced Gay Pride Posters

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis issued a warning letter to departmental employees late last week, after posters celebrating Gay Pride Month hanging in 35 ...

GOP Won't Derail Solis Nomination Over Husband's Taxes

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans aren't going to derail Labor Secretary-nominee Hilda Solis' nomination over her husband's tax problems, but they still have serious reserv...

Committee Set To Vote On GOP-Blocked Labor Nominee Thursday

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's Labor Secretary nominee, former Rep. Hilda Solis (D-CA), will get her long-awaited confirmation vote in the Senate labor committee t...

Solis' History of Fighting for Workers

Elana Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elana Levin

Some of my colleagues have worked with her for decades. She has a deep and personal connection with working Americans that stems from decades working to help workers get their rights.

New Labor Secretary is Brown and Green

Van Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Van Jones

Solis is the right secretary of labor to take advantage of a great opportunity not only to make America's economy stronger by making it greener, but also to make Americans living in poverty part of a revitalized middle class.

HILDA SOLIS: Labor Secretary (VIDEO)

AP | JESSE J. HOLLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP: Democratic Rep. Hilda Solis of California will be Barack Obama's pick for labor secretary as the president-elect fills the last open positions in ...