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Thomas Perez's Public Statements

Full Name: Thomas E. Perez
Office: U.S. Secretary of Labor, Democratic
First Appointed: 03/18/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Ann Marie; 3 Children: Amalia, Susana, Rafael
Home City: Takoma Park, MD
Date Title
Aug. 21, 2014 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, The City Club of Cleveland
Aug. 6, 2014 USDA Announces Inclusion of Wood Products and Other Materials in BioPreferred Program
Aug. 6, 2014 $73.6M in YouthBuild Grants Awarded by the US Labor Department
Aug. 1, 2014 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on July Employment Numbers
Aug. 1, 2014 Blog: The Longest Job Growth Streak Since 1997
July 31, 2014 Blog: Cheaters Shouldn't Win
July 30, 2014 Miss. Workers Affected by the Closure of Harrah's Casino Tunica to Receive Assistance from US Labor Department
July 24, 2014 Statement By US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on the Need to Raise the Minimum Wage to Benefit Workers and the Economy
July 23, 2014 Additional $1M in Funding to Help Arkansas with Winter Storm Recovery Efforts Awarded by US Labor Department
July 23, 2014 Blog: One Year
July 22, 2014 Blog: Promoting Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity
July 21, 2014 Blog: Pride and Opportunity
July 21, 2014 Blog: A Day in the Life: Kathleen
July 16, 2014 AFSCME 41st International Convention
July 7, 2014 Blog: States Lead On Minimum Wage. Is Congress Listening?
July 3, 2014 Blog: Strong, Steady Growth
July 3, 2014 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on June Employment Numbers
June 30, 2014 Blog: Justice and Identity
June 30, 2014 Statement by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez on Harris v. Quinn Supreme Court Ruling
June 26, 2014 Securing the Rights of All American Families
June 26, 2014 Taking Job-Driven Training to Scale
June 26, 2014 $154.8M Awarded to 32 States, Puerto Rico and the Cherokee Tribal Nation to Implement or Expand Job-Driven Training Programs for Laid-Off Workers
June 26, 2014 $36M in Job-Training Grants to Help 12,000 Homeless Veterans Awarded by US Labor Department
June 24, 2014 $68.7M Awarded to Fund Re-Employment and Eligibility Assessments for Unemployment Insurance Claimants in 40 States and Territories
June 20, 2014 Proposed Rule to Extend Family Medical Leave Act Protections to All Eligible Employees in Same-Sex Marriages Announced by US Labor Secretary
June 19, 2014 Statement by US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on Mayors' Resolution Calling for an Increase in the National Minimum Wage
June 19, 2014 Remarks by Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, National Fund for Workforce Solutions-Annual Meeting
June 12, 2014 Blog: Lifting Up Those Working on Behalf of the American People
June 9, 2014 Remarks By Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, White House Summit on Working Families, Lead-Up Event on Challenges Facing Working Fathers
June 6, 2014 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on May Employment Numbers
June 4, 2014 US Labor Department Announces $7.5M in Re-Employment Assistance for Kentucky Workers Who Lost Jobs in Coal Mining Industry
June 2, 2014 More Than 1M Workers Expected to Participate in National Fall Safety Stand-Down
May 28, 2014 National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
May 28, 2014 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding in Ark. Prompts More Than $770K in Assistance from US Labor Department
May 28, 2014 MSHA Steps Up Mine Fatality Prevention Efforts
May 28, 2014 $4.2M in Grants to Assist Workers Affected by Recent Layoffs in Idaho Awarded by the US Labor Department
May 27, 2014 Huffington Post - The Most Important Family Value
May 27, 2014 San Francisco Regional Forum
May 27, 2014 Disability Employment Initiative to Provide $15M in Grants From US Department of Labor
May 23, 2014 Governor Signs Bill to Raise the State's Minimum Wage
May 22, 2014 Annual Summer Campaign to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses Launched by US Labor Department
May 15, 2014 Blog: I Want to Ride my Bicycle; I Want to Ride my Bike
May 14, 2014 Statement by US Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez on Deadly Mine Explosion in Western Turkey
May 14, 2014 $53M in Grants to Expand and Test Unique Workforce Development Strategies Available from the US Labor Department
May 10, 2014 Blog: Building an Economy that Works for All Moms
May 9, 2014 Blog: They Helped Build a Railroad − and a Nation: Honoring the Chinese Railroad Workers
May 2, 2014 Statement of US Secretary of Labor Perez on April Employment Numbers
April 30, 2014 Statement by US Labor Secretary Perez on Senate's Minimum Wage Vote
April 28, 2014 $150M Available to States to Implement or Expand Job-Driven Training Programs for Laid-Off Workers
April 28, 2014 Workers Memorial Day
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