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Rescheduled: Perez Confirmation Hearing

Tom Perez Receives NCIL Presidents AwardA hearing in the Senate HELP Committee on the confirmation of Tom Perez as Secretary of Labor was scheduled for today, Wednesday, May 8. The hearing has been rescheduled for May 16, 2013 at 9:15 a.m. Eastern.

The confirmation process is far from over and could face a filibuster threat in the near future. NCIL encourages all advocates to familiarize themselves with the issue and to be prepared to act on NCIL Action Alerts regarding this confirmation.

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