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Walsh Confirmed by Senate to Lead Labor Department

March 22, 2021, 10:17 PM

U.S. Senate confirms Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as labor secretary.

  • Vote is 68-29
  • Walsh has sought to forge alliances with Democrats on raising the minimum wage to $15 and improving racial and gender disparities in the workplace

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