His appointment to the Cabinet is expected to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Given all the support that the labor movement provided for Joe Biden, including heroic get-out-the-vote work by the hotel workers locals of UNITE HERE in Philadelphia and Las Vegas, labor will have more influence than usual in the selection of Biden’s secretary of labor. Labor leaders will be less satisfied with Biden’s choice to run Commerce. Biden says he seriously considered Bernie Sanders for labor secretary, but couldn't risk Senate control. If Biden asks Walsh to take the job, Ubertaccio said, it might be hard for Walsh to decline. Following weeks of speculation, President-elect Joe Biden has officially picked Mayor Marty Walsh to be his labor secretary. President-elect Joe Biden on Friday will introduce his nominees for commerce and labor secretary and other members of his economic and jobs team … He will be the first union member to serve in this role in nearly 50 years, and his leadership will come at a critical time for the labor movement. Now, President-elect Biden has decided not to appoint Sanders to his cabinet as secretary of labor… BOSTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden announced Thursday that he has chosen Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to be his labor secretary, selecting a former union worker who shares Biden’s Irish-American background and working-class roots. Walsh's Background---First elected as the city's chief … BOSTON — President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as his Labor secretary, U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch confirmed to WCVB-TV on Thursday. President-elect Joe Biden on Friday introduced key nominees for his economic and jobs team, including Rhode Island Gov. Biden labor secretary nominee once linked to federal probe of union strong-arm tactics Boston Mayor Marty Walsh surfaced on a federal wiretap during a 2016 probe into union tactics ”We haven’t seen someone quite like that in a while,” as Labor secretary, Ubertaccio said. Biden Formally Introduces ‘Tough As Nails’ Marty Walsh As Labor Secretary Nominee By CBSBoston.com Staff January 8, 2021 at 5:00 pm Filed Under: Boston News , Joe Biden , Marty Walsh Walsh, 53, … President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as his Labor secretary, Rep. Stephen Lynch confirmed to WCVB. Biden was widely expected to choose a Labor Department head who enjoyed the … Biden chooses Boston Mayor Walsh as Labor secretary. Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders competed for the Democratic nomination for president. President-elect Joe Biden announced Thursday that he has named Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to be labor secretary. The Biden-Harris Presidential Transition Team has confirmed that Marty Walsh, the Mayor of Boston, has been nominated to serve as the Secretary of Labor. Walsh, 53, has served as the Democratic mayor of Boston since 2014. Walsh, who is a … One new name on the list of people being seriously considered for the job is Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Labor secretary, setting up a monumental shake-up of the Hub’s political landscape. Biden Administration to Nominate Marty Walsh as Secretary of Labor The second-term mayor of Boston is known for fighting for a higher minimum wage and for being a long-term union member who is outspoken about the role of collective labor in the U.S. economy. Joe Biden Picks Boston Mayor for Labor Secretary Mayor Martin Walsh, who has had a long tenure with labor leadership, was selected to act as Labor secretary for the Biden Administration. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden said his labor secretary nominee, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, understands that unions built the American middle class and will encourage unionization. Transition 2020. When he took the oath of office in 2018 […] Mr Walsh's parents, who emigrated to … On Thursday, Joe Biden announced that Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be his nominee for United States secretary of labor. "Working people, labor unions, and those fighting every day for their shot at the middle class are the backbone of our economy and of this country," Walsh Names being mentioned frequently include Boston … President-elect Joe Biden has selected Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his labor secretary, choosing a former union worker who shares his Irish American background and working-class roots. Plenty of working people voted for Biden. Biden announced Walsh as his labor secretary pick last Friday. Now he should return the favor. By Audrey McNamara January 8, 2021 / 11:14 AM / CBS News Speculation is flying and some aspirants are campaigning hard for the position of labor secretary. BOSTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden announced Thursday that he has chosen Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to be his labor secretary, selecting a former union worker who shares Biden’s Irish-American background and working-class roots. Finkenauer, 31, is among at least five people being considered for the position, sources told Reuters. (Updated— Jan. 7, 9:14 p.m.)— Mayor Martin Walsh has been nominated to serve as the Secretary of Labor for the Biden-Harris administration and on Thursday night the second-term Boston mayor said he plans to accept the job. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh talks on March 13 about the postponement of the Boston Marathon during a news conference in Boston. Bernie Sanders credits 'progressive grassroots organisations' for Biden's apparent election victory. WASHINGTON — Outgoing Democratic U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer is among the contenders to become President-elect Joe Biden’s Labor Secretary, according to Reuters. Dive Brief: President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as labor secretary, the Biden-Harris transition team announced Jan. 7.; … The 53-year-old Walsh has served as the Democratic mayor of … Congratulations to Mayor Marty Walsh on his nomination as Labor Secretary for the Biden Administration. President-elect Joe Biden said he gave "serious consideration" to appointing Sen. Bernie Sanders as labor secretary, but that with Democrats' victory in … President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. filled out his economic team on Thursday by naming Gov. The least he can do is appoint a labor secretary who respects union achievements from the Roosevelt era. US President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Irish-American Mayor of Boston Marty Walsh as his new Secretary of Labor. Finkenauer was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018 from Iowa’s 1st Congressional District, but […]