Moneybox

A Conversation With Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

The Cabinet member talks new sick pay initiatives, executive action, and the end of an administration with Jordan Weissmann.

Listen to our bonus podcast with Labor Secretary Thomas Perez:

DownloadPlay in a New Tab
Slate Plus
members: Get your ad-free podcast feed.

The Department of Labor will require businesses to provide paid sick leave, up to seven paid sick days in a year, to federal contractors. Jordan Weissmann talks about this and other new sick pay initiatives, executive action, and the end of an administration with Labor Secretary Thomas Perez.

Also in Slate:

Check out other Panoply podcasts at itunes.com/panoply.

Twitter: @JHWeissmann

Production by Veralyn Williams and Mickey Capper.

Advertisement