United States - Department of Labor
Mr. Martin Joseph Walsh took oath as the 29th United States Secretary of Labour on March 23, 2021. He served as the 54th mayor of Boston from 2014 until 2021. He holds a degree form the University of Woods College.
Mr. Walsh has a longstanding career representing workers. He served as President of the Laborers' Union Local 223 for decades, and secretary-treasurer of the Boston Metropolitan District Building Trades Council, a union umbrella group, from 2010 -2013, when he resigned when he ran for Mayor of Boston, position he held from 2013 to 2021.
He was previously a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing the Thirteenth Suffolk district from 1997 until 2014.