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A Working Mother's Response, on Behalf of Her Peers

Regan Long | Posted 11.21.2014 | Parents
Regan Long

On behalf of the hundreds of thousands of working mothers in America, I will continue to highlight the necessity and urgency of this war that I pray we win. And I am prepared to have to fight this battle more than once to win it.

Labor Secretary Perez: US Maternity Leave Isn't 'Serving Our Women'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents

In a HuffPost Live interview Tuesday, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez echoed what he and other members of the Obama administration have been pushing for ...

Pending Labor Changes Likely To Aid Veterans, Disabled

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With Thomas Perez now confirmed as head of the Labor Department, the agency is expected to unleash a flurry of new regulations that...

Senate Confirms Obama Labor Pick

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

The Senate confirmed Thomas Perez as Labor Secretary on Thursday. Perez was confirmed by a vote of 54-46. Below, more from the Associated Press...

It's Not About Thomas Perez, It's Again About President Obama

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The GOP's whiplash of President Obama's Labor secretary pick Thomas Perez is not about his allegedly over the top activist cheerleading of labor, civil rights and voting rights. It's about Obama.

Dave Jamieson

Obama Labor Nominee Picks Up Key GOP Backer

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican appointee who once held Thomas Perez's current Justice Department post has written a letter to Senate leaders in support ...

GOP Lawmakers Make Strong Move Against Obama Nominee

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — GOP lawmakers have subpoenaed the private emails of Labor secretary-nominee Thomas Perez, a possible sticking point ahead of his Se...

Thomas Perez: The Right Pick for Secretary of Labor

Charles A. Gonzalez | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Charles A. Gonzalez

Thomas Perez, as Secretary of Labor, will serve our nation well. He is an impressive public servant who has a strong record of building consensus and making government work. And that's exactly what we need in Washington right now.

Republicans Scrutinize Obama's Pick

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton and Rachelle Younglai WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Tom Perez, head o...