FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
National Federation of the Blind Urges Senate HELP Committee to Confirm Nomination of Tom Perez for Secretary of Labor
Perez’s Confirmation Would Increase Job Opportunities for Disabled Americans
Baltimore, Maryland (May 15, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind people, today urged the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) to confirm the nomination of Tom Perez for the position of secretary of labor. Mr. Perez currently serves as the assistant attorney general for the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. The executive session of the Senate HELP committee will be held tomorrow at 9:15 a.m.