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Labor secretary nominee Walsh backs OSHA, training programs

Biden previously stated an intention to be the “strongest labor president you ever had” and, if confirmed, Walsh is likely to play an important role in the administration’s workforce agenda.

Some Republican senators questioned Walsh, a former construction union president, on his support of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act, or PRO Act. The bill, first introduced by Congressional Democrats in 2019 and reintroduced last week, would:

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