New York, NY (February 17, 2023) – Committee of 100, a non-profit organization of prominent Chinese Americans, today sent a letter to President Joseph R. Biden recommending current Deputy Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su to serve as the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Deputy Secretary Su is an experienced public servant, a devoted advocate for America’s workers, a respected representative of the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) community and exceptionally qualified for the role. The letter was authored by Committee of 100 Chair Gary Locke. Mr. Locke was the former U.S. Ambassador to China (2011–2014), former U.S. Secretary of Commerce (2009–2011), and former Governor for the State of Washington (1997–2005).
From the letter:
Deputy Secretary Su’s career fighting for workers’ rights and tenure in the Labor Department have prepared her well to take on this role. As a civil rights attorney and the Secretary of the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, she fought on behalf of the most marginalized and disenfranchised communities. From her leadership in the anti-sweatshop movement to her campaign against wage theft, Deputy Secretary Su has proved to be an effective advocate for America’s workers.
The full letter to President Biden can be found on Committee of 100’s website here.
About Committee of 100
Committee of 100 is a non-profit U.S. leadership organization of prominent Chinese Americans in business, government, academia, healthcare, and the arts focused on public policy engagement, civic engagement, and philanthropy. For more than 30 years, Committee of 100 has served as a preeminent organization committed to the dual missions of promoting the full participation of Chinese Americans in all aspects of American life and constructive relations between the United States and Greater China.
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