United States Secretary of Labor

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The United States Secretary of Labor is the head of the Department of Labor who exercises control over the department and enforces and suggests laws involving unions, the workplace, and all other issues involving any form of business-person controversies.

Previously there was one Secretary of Commerce and Labor, uniting this department with the Department of Commerce, which is headed by a separate Secretary of Commerce. Seven women have served as Secretary of Labor, which is more than any other cabinet position.

On December 19, 2008, then President-elect Barack Obama announced his intention to nominate Hilda Solis as the next United States Secretary of Labor. She took office after being confirmed by the United States Senate on February 24, 2009.

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List of Secretaries of Labor

Living former Secretaries of Labor

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