Thursday, December 18, 2008
Hispanic Chosen New Secretary of Labor
Rep. Hilda Solis (D, CA) is expected to be chosen President-elect Barack Obama's new Secretary of Labor. Her constituency now is East Side of Los Angeles and East L.A.. (See Washington Post article.) In her new capacity she would have cgreat influence on forming the labor aspects of any immigration reform -- such as the H-2A program for guest-workers.