Skip to comments.New U.S. labor chief urges immigration reform, wage increase
Posted on 09/10/2013 5:44:07 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
In his first major speech since being sworn in last week as the new U.S. labor secretary, Thomas Perez vowed on Tuesday to work with President Barack Obama for comprehensive immigration reform, a higher minimum wage and implementation of new healthcare laws.
Perez spoke to more than 1,600 people gathered at the AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles. He described a "direct relationship" between the economic security of middle-class workers and organized labor.
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FUTP! Another enemy within.
Who shives a git what the commie, union thug thinks? Little Tommy Perez can KMA.
How does a labor boss benefit his rank and file union members by advocating for cheap immigrant labor? Amnesty combined with the demand for higher union wages will ensure that more work will be done by cheaper newly-arrived, non-union immigrants. This makes no sense for his rank and file members. I know that union bosses could care less.
Well he got three Free Trader Globalist agenda items revealed....
All these items on his agenda-if implememented-would make his job much easier as labor secretary....less workers less work for him.