President-elect Joe Biden Thursday announced Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his pick to lead the Department of Labor.
If confirmed, Walsh would be the first union member to serve in this role in nearly half a century.
“We’re in the midst of the most unequal economic jobs crisis in modern history,” Biden said Friday at an announcement event. He added Congress needs to get to work on fixing it, and that Walsh, among other economic team members he unveiled, are going to help.
Other nominations announced include Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as commerce secretary; Isabel