Scalia Must Ensure Economic Security for Working People

Contact: Shin Inouye, [email protected], 202.869.0398

WASHINGTON – Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Eugene Scalia as U.S. Secretary of Labor:

“The Secretary of Labor must be our nation’s chief advocate for working people. But Eugene Scalia has spent the bulk of his career representing corporations and business organizations. Now that he is confirmed, we urge Secretary Scalia to commit himself to promoting and enforcing the dignity, safety, and rights of working people.”

Read The Leadership Conference’s letter to the Senate on Scalia’s nomination here.

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