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Boston Mayor and Former Union Leader Marty Walsh Confirmed as Secretary of Labor

HeadlineMar 23, 2021

Back in the United States, the Senate has confirmed Boston mayor and former union leader Marty Walsh to be secretary of labor. Walsh becomes the first labor secretary to come from a union background in nearly 50 years. With Walsh’s confirmation, Boston City Council President Kim Janey has become interim mayor of Boston, making her the first woman and first person of color to hold the office.

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