WASHINGTON – The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum endorsed Julie Su to be the next Secretary of Labor. Currently, Ms. Su is Deputy Secretary of Labor.
Juliet K. Choi, President & CEO of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), gave the following statement:
“Julie Su Is eminently qualified to serve as our next Secretary of Labor. She is best positioned to grow our nation’s economy and ensure the health and well-being of our workers. As Deputy Secretary of Labor, Ms. Su understands the Department, its initiatives and will be in a position to deliver immediately on the goals of the Biden administration with respect to labor, workforce and employment issues.
“Ms. Su’s prior experience as Secretary of the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, one of the largest state labor departments in the nation, demonstrates that she has the experience to lead the U.S. Department of Labor
“Lastly, as a former colleague of Ms. Su, I have firsthand experience that she will champion worker rights and ensure that all Americans, including Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders, will not be marginalized.”
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The Asian & Paciﬁc Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.