UWUA Statement in Support of Marty Walsh for Labor Secretary

January 8, 2021

Utility Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO President James Slevin today released the following statement in support of the Biden administration’s nomination of Marty Walsh as Labor Secretary:

“We applaud the Biden administration’s nomination for Labor Secretary, Marty Walsh. We are confident he will be a tireless advocate for working families. We look forward to partnering with him to overturn and correct the damage the current administration has caused to the department’s ability to ensure safe working conditions, fair wages and benefits and representation at work. We are confident that Marty will champion pro-worker priorities in the years to come.”

Click here to watch Biden’s formal introduction of Mayor Walsh this afternoon.

And click here to view Walsh’s nomination acceptance.