BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has moved one step closer to becoming President Joe Biden’s Secretary of Labor.CVS Lists Teachers As Eligible For COVID Vaccine Appointments In Massachusetts Watch Live @ 9 AM: Baker Announcement On COVID Vaccinations In Massachusetts
If confirmed, Walsh would be the first union member to be Secretary of Labor in nearly 50 years.
Walsh was first elected mayor in 2013. Before that, he was a state representative for nearly 20 years and held leadership positions in multiple labor unions.MORE NEWS: Boston May Transition Away From Fenway Park As Mass COVID Vaccination Site
If and when Walsh officially steps down as mayor, Boston City Council President Kim Janey would become acting mayor.