Labor Secretary Walsh: Equity and Inclusion are Priorities of Biden Jobs Plan


Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, center, speaks with reporters outside the West Wing of the White House after a meeting with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, Friday, May 7, 2021, in Washington. Standing behind Walsh are Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, from left, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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The May labor report saw a decrease in unemployment from 6.1% to 5.8%. However, unemployment in the African American community remains at 9.1%.

Ebony McMorris asked Labor Secretary Marty Walsh what the Biden Administration plans for communities of color. Secretary Walks says President Biden has made equity a priority in his jobs plan, including signing an executive order to ensure all cabinets are focused on equity and opportunities for Black Americans.

Click ▶️ to listen to Ebony McMorris’s AURN News report:

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