Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2013
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STATEMENT FROM SECRETARY JoANNE GOLDSTEIN
ON THE NOMINATION OF THOMAS PEREZ
for U.S. Labor Secretary
BOSTON – Tuesday, March 19, 2013 – Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Joanne F. Goldstein released the following statement today on President Obama's nomination of Thomas Perez to serve as U.S. Secretary of Labor:
"Tom Perez's life story, his experience at the state level and his unwavering commitment to protecting our nation's promise for all Americans make him an excellent choice to be the U.S. Secretary of Labor. He shares the Commonwealth's commitment to protecting vulnerable workers and I look forward to working with him."