Thomas Perez

U.S. Secretary of Labor, Thomas E. Perez

Thomas Perez

Talk: U.S. Secretary of Labor, Thomas E. Perez

Thomas E. Perez, the nation's 26th secretary of labor, joined Google's 2016 Hispanic Heritage Month talks series to share the Department’s initiatives on creating opportunities for all. With 2017 around the corner, Secretary Perez will share what he is trying to accomplish before the end of the administration. Under Secretary Perez's leadership, priorities for the department include ensuring a fair day's pay for a fair day's work through continued efforts to raise the minimum wage, expand overtime protections, and by being smarter and more strategic in the department's enforcement of federal law. Secretary Perez strives every day to ensure that Americans return home from their jobs safe and healthy.

Thomas Perez

Thomas Perez is an American politician, consumer advocate, and civil rights lawyer who is the current United States Secretary of Labor.