After President-elect Joe Biden reported Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his candidate for work secretary, Walsh affirmed the news himself by means of Twitter on Thursday night.
Following Biden’s declaration, Walsh tweeted, “Working individuals, worker’s guilds, and those battling each day for their shot at the working class are the foundation of our economy and of this nation. As Secretary of Labor, I’ll work similarly as for your families and jobs. You have my assertion.”
It isn’t yet known when Walsh could start the affirmation cycle. The Democratic mayor is on the ballot in November.
In the event that Walsh leaves office, Boston City Council President Kim Janey would become acting mayor. Janey offered her congrats to Walsh through Twitter on Thursday:
Biden’s change group made the declaration official Thursday night in an assertion, saying, “Mayor Walsh has worked resolutely to remake the working class, make a more comprehensive, versatile economy, and battle for laborers in his old neighborhood — including battling for a $15 the lowest pay permitted by law and paid family leave. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Walsh is attempting to help forefront laborers, including subsidizing crisis kid care and different assets fundamental specialists need to climate the pandemic.”
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo was likewise named as trade secretary.