In light of Andrew Puzder’s nomination for Labor Secretary, the rights of working-class and low-wage workers look like they’ll be under attack for the duration of Trump’s presidency. Puzder has said he does not support any increase to the federal minimum wage, and has openly said he’d like to automate the jobs in many of his restaurants (Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s – so maybe also don’t eat that those places if possible).
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Andrew Puzder is Trump’s pick for Labor Secretary. He also strongly opposes any increase to the federal minimum wage, and would like to automate as many of the jobs in his restaurants (he’s the CEO of Carl’s Jr./Hardees) as possible.
If your senator is on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, which would need to approve Puzder before he’d go up against a general vote in the Senate, call them and tell them that you’d like them to make sure that Puzder’s candidacy does not make it out of committee.
These are the senators on the committee:
If your senator is not on this list, feel free to call and tell them that you’d like them to speak out against Puzder’s nomination and reject his candidacy should it make it to a general vote in the Senate.