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LIUNA Commends Julie Su’s Nomination as Labor Secretary

Washington, D.C. (February 28, 2023) – Terry O’Sullivan, General President of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – made the following
statement today:

LIUNA commends the Biden Administration’s nomination of Julie Su to serve as the next U.S. Department of Labor Secretary. Su has made fighting for workers her life’s work. She has decades of experience as a public servant and civil rights attorney.

At the Department of Labor, under the leadership of Secretary Walsh and Deputy Secretary Su, the agency completed a once in a generation update to protect and strengthen prevailing wage rules. This update will have a profound impact on the lives of working men and women; ramping up enforcement on law-breaking contractors, stopping wage theft, and modernizing the process for setting wages, which will strengthen the wage floor and be more fair and accurate.

The White House continues to demonstrate an unflinching commitment to working men and women with the selection of Julie Su and LIUNA looks forward to  continuing to work with her as Secretary of Labor.

LIUNA urges the Senate to confirm Julie Su as Secretary of Labor.



The half-million members of LIUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America – are on the forefront of the construction industry, a powerhouse of workers who are proud to build the United States and Canada.