The Leadership Conference is working diligently to see that Tom Perez is confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Perez is an eminently qualified public servant and consensus builder who has dedicated his career to ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have the opportunity to succeed. He has served with integrity and distinction at the local, state and national level, compiling an outstanding record of achievement.
1981 Humphrey Award Recipients
AFL-CIO (Lane Kirkland)
President of the AFL-CIO, Kirkland was one of the master builders of the modern labor movement. He brought unity to the labor movement when he consolidated the United Auto Workers with the AFL-CIO.