Professor John Logan Quoted in Axios Story on New Secretary of Labor Priorities

Professor and Chair of Labor and Employment Studies John Logan discussed the top tasks on the incoming labor secretary nominee's to-do list.

The position of Secretary of Labor is not often in the spotlight, but eyes are on the new Biden nominee as society confronts labor issues amidst a pandemic, shifts in the nature of work, and widespread unemployment. "This time there does seem to be more substance," Logan told Axios. 
Nominee and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be tasked with tackling several key issues, including addressing the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on communities of color, guiding the future classification of gig workers, and revitalizing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which Logan says "has been severely neglected under the Trump Department of Labor."

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