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.
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Monitor Weekly - April 30, 2010: Main Street Calls for Wall Street Reform
Monitor Weekly - April 23, 2010: Civil Rights Legend Dr. Dorothy I. Height Dies at 98
Monitor Weekly - April 16, 2010: Spotlight on Humphrey Honoree: Sen. Patrick Leahy
Monitor Weekly - April 9, 2010: Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens to Retire in June
Monitor Weekly - April 2, 2010: Spotlight on Humphrey Honoree: Karen K. Narasaki
Monitor Weekly - March 26, 2010: Leahy, Narasaki, LaMarche and Belafonte to Receive Civil and Human Rights Award
Monitor Weekly - March 18, 2010: Groups Call for More Comprehensive Legislation
Monitor Weekly - March 11, 2010: Civil Rights Groups Applaud Department of Education's Renewed Commitment to Civil Rights Enforcement
Monitor Weekly - March 5, 2010: Justice Department Confirms Confidentiality of Census Information
This Week in Civil Rights - February 26, 2010: Civil Rights Coalition Urges Immediate Extension of Unemployment Insurance and COBRA Benefits
This Week in Civil Rights - February 19, 2010: Civil Rights and Progressive Organizations Call for Comprehensive Jobs Bill
This Week in Civil Rights - February 12, 2010: Senate Goes to Work on Judicial Nominations
This Week in Civil Rights - February 5, 2010: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Policy to Change by 2011
This Week in Civil Rights - January 29, 2010: Report Finds Record Support for Pro-LGBT Legislation in 2009
This Week in Civil Rights - January 22, 2010: Obama Gets Tougher on Wall Street
This Week in Civil Rights - January 15, 2010: Minority Unemployment Rates Will Hit Record High
This Week in Civil Rights - January 8, 2010: Civil Rights Groups Raise Concerns about Final Health Care Bill
This Week in Civil Rights - December 18, 2009: Women's Rights Treaty Turns 30; Time for the U.S. to Ratify
This Week in Civil Rights - December 10, 2009: On Human Rights Day, Leadership Conference President Receives Award
This Week in Civil Rights - December 4, 2009: Restoring the Civil Rights Division