Chairman Xavier Becerra Applauds Senate Confirmation of Thomas Perez as Labor Secretary

July 18, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Thomas Perez to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor:

“Tom Perez’s confirmation as Secretary of Labor was long overdue. I am glad to see that today, the Senate has finally approved this champion of America’s working families to serve our nation with such an important responsibility. I look forward to seeing Secretary Perez continue his legacy of protecting the dignity, safety, and workers’ rights of all Americans.”