Tag: Andrew Puzder

Labor Secretary Nominee Withdraws from Consideration

President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name from consideration one day ahead of his Senate confirmation hearing. “I am honored to have been considered by President Donald Trump to lead the Department of Labor and put America’s workers and businesses back on a path to…

Fear, Uncertainty Loom for Disabled Community Under Trump

People with disabilities are becoming increasing fearful of what life will look like under the new Trump administration, whose positions and proposed polices range from outright disregard for the disabled community to a reversion of significant advances made over recent decades. While President Donald Trump’s public mocking of a journalist’s…

Sexual Harassment Claims Higher Than Average for Employees of Trump's Labor Secretary Nominee

Sixty-six percent of women employed at restaurants owned by Andrew Puzder, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for labor secretary, reported being sexually harassed at work — significantly higher than the national average for female fast food restaurant workers, which is 40 percent. Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) United conducted the poll and…