Thursday, December 18, 2008


Well, we were just bitching and complaining about Obama's appointments, but an extremely pro-labor blogger friend of mine just exploded with glee at the news that Rep. Hilda Solis (D-CA) will be labor secretary.

A woman (obviously), the daughter of immigrants, and with a 97 AFL-CIO rating, this is a bit of good news, finally.

More info, via LuckyWhiteGirl:

Video of her standing up for farmworkers.

Opposition to new H2A regulations.

And her page on labor issues.