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Biden Adds Former Obama Labor Official Harris to White House (1)

March 3, 2021, 1:14 AM

Former Obama Labor Department official Seth Harris has joined the White House as a top adviser to President Joe Biden on labor issues, an administration official said Tuesday.

A former acting and deputy labor secretary, Harris will coordinate the White House’s relationship with labor groups and efforts on workers’ rights. His title is deputy assistant to the president for labor and the economy.

Seth Harris, right, in 2013.
Photographer: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Harris joins the White House after Biden on Sunday weighed in on a campaign to unionize an Inc. warehouse in Alabama, offering support for workers who seek to organize without outright endorsing the union.

Harris’s ...