United States Secretary of Labor


United States Secretary of Labor

:"Secretary of Labor" redirects here. See also: Secretary of Labor (Mexico)."Infobox US Cabinet
post = United States
Secretary of Labor
insignia = US-DeptOfLabor-Seal.svg
insigniasize = 140px
insigniacaption = Official Seal



incumbent = Elaine Chao
incumbentsince = January 29, 2001
first = William B. Wilson
formation = March 6, 1913
succession = Eleventh
website = [http://www.dol.gov www.dol.gov]

The United States Secretary of Labor is the head of the Department of Labor who exercises control over the department and enforces and suggests laws involving unions, the workplace and all other issues involving any form of business-person controversies.

Previously there was one Secretary of Commerce and Labor, uniting this department with the Department of Commerce, which is headed by a separate Secretary of Commerce. Six women have served as Secretary of Labor, which is more than any other cabinet position.

List of Secretaries of Labor

This is a complete list of all past and present Secretaries of Labor.

External links

* [http://www.dol.gov/asp/programs/history/main.htm History at the Department of Labor]


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