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Secretary of Labor Solis Is Resigning

By Edwin S. Hopson 

On January 9, 2013, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis submitted her resignation to President Obama.  She is apparently returning to private life in California.  In a press release on the Labor Department’s website, she is reported to have stated, in part: “Growing up in a large Mexican-American family in La Puente, California, I never imagined that I would have the opportunity to serve in a president’s Cabinet, let alone in the service of such an incredible leader.”


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Secretary of Labor Announces Her New “Vision” For American Workers

By Edwin S. Hopson

On December 7, 2009, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis laid out her “vision” in the Fall 2009 Regulatory Plan for the Labor Department’s mission of ensuring “there are good jobs for everyone.” [Emphasis in the original].  Secretary Solis described a “series of 12 specific strategic outcomes” which she hopes will result in achieving her vision.  According to the Labor Department’s website, they are:

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