Hilda Solis

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Opinion: 7.8% Unemployment Rate Is Questionable

Obviously, one does not need a math degree of any sort to realize that something is amiss with these figures and thereby needs further explanation. It appears as though their number of those who found work, the number of new jobs created, or both are inaccurate.

10/08/2012

The NUMMI Factory

Labor Department Provides Additional $6M Grant To Ex-NUMMI Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday a $6 million grant to continue re-employment services for more than 4,800 workers directly affected by the closure of the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. auto plant in Fremont two years ago.

06/19/2012

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis steps off of a new Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority hybrid bus after touring the agency's hybrid technology training program on July 21, 2011 in San Jose. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Labor Secretary Touts Green Jobs In Silicon Valley

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Wednesday that Silicon Valley is a good example of how a clean energy revolution is helping put Americans back to work.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/21/2011

US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis (AP)

Labor Sec. And Bay Area Business Leaders Discuss Workplace Flexibility

Business leaders from the Bay Area joined US Labor Secretary Hilda Solis in Southern California Thursday to discuss workplace flexibility for hourly employees.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/17/2011

Unemployed Honored on Labor Day

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis will spend Labor Day alongside President Obama and the head of the AFL-CIO. In addition to honoring the workforce, this year the Labor Department will also be honoring the nation’s unemployed […]

08/30/2010

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