Working family advocates have strongly condemned President-elect Donald Trump's selection of Carl's Jr. CEO Andy Puzder as secretary of labor:
"At every turn, Andy Puzder has shown contempt for people who get up early every morning and work hard to support their families." - AFSCME
"Puzder opposes many of the policies and programs he would administer. He opposes the Department of Labor’s overtime rule and actually claimed that what workers 'lose in overtime pay they gain in stature and sense of accomplishment.'" - Communications Workers of America
"The clearest signal yet that the incoming Trump Administration seeks to exploit the Department of Labor as a platform to implement the Other NRA’s dangerous, anti-worker policies." - Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
- Read more on the AFL-CIO Now Blog
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