President Biden's nominee for labor secretary dismissed concerns about job losses brought on by the president's executive actions during his confirmation hearing Thursday. Boston mayor Marty Walsh said that the workers left unemployed by environmental regulations would be able to transfer their skills to the "new economy." He downplayed the extended timeline necessary to transformContinue reading "Labor Nominee Dismisses Job Losses from Biden’s Economic Plan"
Boston mayor Marty Walsh (D.), President-elect Joe Biden's pick for labor secretary, funneled nearly $1.2 million into a consulting firm that employs his longtime girlfriend. Walsh's mayoral campaign pushed the payments to LB Strategies, where his live-in girlfriend, Lorrie Higgins, works as a fundraising consultant. The firm received the cash through a contract that allowsContinue reading "Biden Labor Secretary Pick Funneled $1.2 Million Into Girlfriend’s Consulting Firm"
President-elect Joe Biden's pick for labor secretary was once caught on a wiretap admitting that he threatened a development company for refusing to use union workers. Biden chose Boston mayor Marty Walsh (D.) to lead the Department of Labor, praising the longtime union ally as a "good friend" and "stand up guy" in a FridayContinue reading "Before Becoming Boston’s Mayor, Biden’s Labor Pick Was Embroiled in Union Extortion Scandal"